Thursday, April 06, 2006
Simon and Lee
Pictured Jeff, Me, Lee, Simon and in the middle Sheba the dog - Winter 1972
When I was a little kid I had a best mate Simon, we lived across from each other on Calander Street. Our dad's where in the same navy squadron at the base in Nowra - HMAS Albatross, and our mums being navy wives became best friends... and still are.
When I was about 15 his family moved away to Queensland and I had not seen Simon since.
I saw his mum Michele and bother Lee in 1986, we had a picnic at Moony Monny Creek... (do remember that Lee?) I have warm memories of that day, most of my strongest memories include days at the beach.
Pictured above Lee, Michele, Arna and Barry - Summer 1986 - Moony Monny Creek
I finally got to catch up with Simon after these many years and it was really great to see him. It felt like a blind date at first, neither of us knowing what to expect after all this time.
Simon stayed with us for 3 days and I'm happy to report he's a cool guy and was a great house guest. He's actually very similar to my child hood memories of him. I'm sure we will be both much closer again.
Simon With our dog Gus Blackheath NSW 2006