"Give me a home among the gum trees"
Old Aussie song
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
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|I was born:
With my Grandma, Elsie Pretoria
Vale which is south of Adelaide in the
region of South Australia (SA)
|Mum and Dad:
and David -
Vale Girl meets Kangy Lad
Mum with Jack, Dad philosophising,
||Kangarilla (aka 'Kangy'), on the Fleurieu
Peninsular, on the cusp of both the Southern Vales and the Adelaide Hills
||British - English and Scottish.
||Australian - 5th generation on one side. My ancestors were some
of the first to settle SA.
(married to Jayne) and Nick
The 3 of us (Me, Nick and Jamie), 1969
|Niece & Nephews:
Jordan, Jack and now Tom!
Jack's a bit squirmy
(Photo courtesy of Jamie)
||Flinders University of SA
||Dip AvMed (UK)
||Military Medical Officer
||Xena!, movies, travel, reading, sport, wining, dining,
outdoors stuff - not necessarily in that order
||Gone With the Wind and the Wizard of Oz
||Pride and Prejudice
|Personal Sporting moment:
||Kangarilla A1 netball premiership 1987
||Cricket and Aussie
|Sporting moment as a Spectator:
||Sturt winning the 1976 SANFL premiership, beating Port in
front of a (still) record Footy Park crowd.
||The Adelaide Crows
winning back to back premierships, 1997-8.
||My 6 months spent in Rwanda
as a UN Peacekeeper