This is the fourth and final post documenting my recent visit to (and my previous life in) my Australian hometown of Gunnedah.
Above: On Sunday, September 24, 2006, my parents and I visited Heather and John Sills – our neighbours in Beulah Street, Gunnedah for over thirty years. Pictured from left: John, Heather, and my parents, Margaret and Gordon.
Above: John and Heather’s 1961 wedding with, at right, my mother as bridesmaid, and my father as groomsman.
Above: The Sills family – 1991. From left: Troy, John, Jillian, Heather, and Jenny.
Above: Jenny with my elder brother Chris on his fifth birthday – January 1968.
Above: Troy and I at my brother’s fifth birthday party – January 1968.
Above: My younger brother Tim with Jillian – early 1970s.
Above: Gunnedah superheroes! From left: Me, Jillian, Troy, and Tim.
Above: With Jillian and my brother Tim in the Namoi River – January 1981.
Above: Tim, Jillian, and Deano, my family’s Yellow Labrador – January 1981.
Above: With Jillian in 1988.
Above: Celebrating my brother Tim’s wedding. From left: Mum, Heather, Jillian, John, Nanna Smith (Dad’s mother) and Dad – October 1990.
See also the Wild Reed posts:
Gunnedah (Part I)
Gunnedah (Part II)
Gunnedah (Part III)
One of These Boys . . .
A Lesson from Play School
Catholic Rainbow (Australian) Parents
The Bayly Family - July 2006 (Part I)
The Bayly Family - July 2006 (Part II)
The Bayly Family - July 2006 (Part III)
My Brother, the Drummer
Like Father, Like Daughter
A Rabbit’s Tale
Remembering Nanna Smith