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Old Aussie song

Warriordoc's Bio

These pages and those that follow are an attempt to record a little about my background. This page provides some general biographical details while the subsequent pages go in to more detail about my family, my home town, and my friends. By clicking on the highlighted text you can visit other pages on this site or on the worldwide web that provide additional information on the subject in question.

Background Info

I was born:  August Grandma_and_I.jpg (51641 bytes)1963


With my Grandma, Elsie Pretoria McDonald 

Star sign:  Leo
Birthplace:   McLaren Vale which is south of Adelaide in the Southern Vales region of South Australia (SA)
Mum and Dad:

Mum__jack.jpg (28812 bytes)dad.jpg (45235 bytes)Jenny and David - 
Vale Girl meets Kangy Lad

Mum with Jack, Dad philosophising, Dec 99

Home: Kangarilla (aka 'Kangy'), on the  Fleurieu Peninsular, on the cusp of both the Southern Vales and the Adelaide Hills
My Roots: British - English and Scottish.
Nationality: Australian - 5th generation on one side. My ancestors were some of the first to settle SA.
Brothers: us kids.jpg (105638 bytes)Jamie (married to Jayne) and Nick

The 3 of us (Me, Nick and Jamie), 1969

Niece & Nephews: Yas Jordy Jack.jpg (27060 bytes)Yasmin, Jordan, Jack and now Tom!

Jack's a bit squirmy
(Photo courtesy of Jamie)

Schooling: Kangarilla Primary
Willunga High
University: Flinders University of SA
Degree: BM, BS
Post Grad: Dip AvMed (UK)
Occupation: Military Medical Officer


My Favourite Things

Likes: Xena!, movies, travel, reading, sport, wining, dining, outdoors  stuff - not necessarily in that order
Movies: Gone With the Wind and the Wizard of Oz
Book: Pride and Prejudice
Food type: Indian
Fast food: Pizza
Colour: Blue
Sport played: Netball
Sporting Hero: Shane Gould
Personal Sporting moment: Kangarilla A1 netball premiership 1987
Spectator sports: Cricket and Aussie Footy
Sporting moment as a Spectator: Sturt winning the 1976 SANFL premiership, beating Port in front of a (still) record Footy Park crowd.
AND teamtrophy(1).jpg (57168 bytes)The Adelaide Crows winning back to back premierships, 1997-8.
Life Experience: My 6 months spent in Rwanda as a UN  Peacekeeper





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