Merlene Fawdry

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Ararat, VIC  ·  poet, writer,editor, amateur photographer with a yearning to be better
Merlene Fawdry
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23 Mar 1983 - CATCHING UP WITH OLD TIMES - Western Tiers (Tas. : 1980 - 2004)

The Stagg family Reunion, held on Sunday January was a great success according to ail who attended.

Originally published in 2007 as The Little Mongrel - free to a good home, The Scent of my Mother’s Kiss includes a new chapter on Rock Lynn House, a Salvation Army Maternity Home in West Launceston that operated between 1900 and 1960. Opinions on adoption vary, depending on which side of the triangle you're sitting on.  http://www.amazon.com/The-Scent-my-Mothers-Kiss/dp/1500420247/ref=pd_rhf_se_p_img_2?ie=UTF8&refRID=1PSQ08618EHYHFPGCWSY

Originally published in 2007 as The Little Mongrel - free to a good home, The Scent of my Mother’s Kiss includes a new chapter on Rock Lynn House, a Salvation Army Maternity Home in West Launceston that operated between 1900 and 1960. Opinions on adoption vary, depending on which side of the triangle you're sitting on. http://www.amazon.com/The-Scent-my-Mothers-Kiss/dp/1500420247/ref=pd_rhf_se_p_img_2?ie=UTF8&refRID=1PSQ08618EHYHFPGCWSY

Black Lady, Lamps, Lightbulbs, Light Fixtures, Lights

Black Lady, Lamps, Lightbulbs, Light Fixtures, Lights

Black Lady, Lamps, Lightbulbs, Light Fixtures, Lights

Black Lady, Kitsch, Lamps, Lightbulbs, Light Fixtures, Lights

Plastering, Statues, Plaster, Effigy

Plastering, Cowboy Boot, Statues, Plaster, Denim Boots, Effigy, Cowboy Boots

Plastering, Statues, Plaster, Effigy

Plastering, Statues, Plaster, Effigy

Plastering, Statues, Plaster, Effigy

Plastering, Statues, Plaster, Effigy

Mandolin, Plastering, Statues, Plaster, Effigy

Plastering, Statues, Plaster, Effigy

Boy with mandolin front view

Boy with mandolin front view

A history of the Stagg family of Meander in Tasmania, that follows the lives of several transported convicts and their descendants. When Florence Risk dies in 1917, her children are separated and all traces of her life buried with her in an unmarked grave under a misspelt name. One child, Kenneth, is raised by a maternal great-aunt. She gives him a new identity to shield him from the social stigma of being an illegitimate, mixed race child, effectively expunging his Middle

A history of the Stagg family of Meander in Tasmania, that follows the lives of several transported convicts and their descendants. When Florence Risk dies in 1917, her children are separated and all traces of her life buried with her in an unmarked grave under a misspelt name. One child, Kenneth, is raised by a maternal great-aunt. She gives him a new identity to shield him from the social stigma of being an illegitimate, mixed race child, effectively expunging his Middle