Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The twenty-second step in my A-Z of quirky ancestor antics - V is for Victa lawnmower

The sound of a Victa lawnmower makes me think of many Saturdays and Sundays at my childhood home and at my granparents' homes. My Dear Old Dad must have put in a lot of hours mowing lawns in his life - his own and others.

Carew NORTHCOTE mowing his parents' lawn at Five Dock, early 1960s


Rest in peace, Dad.

2 comments:

  1. Such a quintessential Aussie photo...and experience. Good V theme too.

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  2. Poor old Dad. Because his parents were older than most, he ended up looking after their home and garden long after he moved out of home to be married.

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