I rang Ailene and Judith, also from school, to tell them I’d spoken to Bob. It is strange how we 70-year-olds are carrying on as if we were still young kids. It makes me feel ageless.
Three New Zealanders – Angus O’Sullivan, Rory and Sarah, going right around the country clockwise starting in Sydney – impressed me, especially that Angus broke his journey to fly home to New Zealand to see a friend in the late stages of leukemia. It said a lot to me about his character.
I had a special time with Daniel Franzen, who lives on Swanbourne Street, a continuation of my East Street. Dan reversed his car so we could talk while he prepared a magnificent cup of coffee grinding the beans and percolating the coffee. We sat and talked – about walking mostly, but all kinds of topics. Timeless talk. It is really special when people take the time to get to know one another. Dan also told me enough about the founder of Great Walk networking to want to know more
Suez going to work in Rockingham.