How long have you lived in Parkes and what do you like most about living here? I’ve been in Parkes since May 2012. We moved from Newcastle to be closer to family and a brand new granddaughter. I love the friendliness and the slow pace of the town, and the fact that there are NO traffic lights. People are courteous and patient, they don’t cut you off for a park, they open doors for you and they always have time for a quick chat. Nobody ever seems to be in a hurry.
Where do you work or what do you do currently and what do you enjoy about it? Some people call me a street-walker… actually I go around to all homes and farms reading electric power meters. I enjoy getting the exercise and the friendly folk I meet (and the bribes they come up with to try to get me to change the reading… wish I
What do you do in your spare time and on weekends? I’m involved with Parkes Camera Club, been interested in photography for years. Love my TV shows and working on my PC which is interfaced with my Amateur Radio setup. Talking and sending/receiving photos to friends around the world via shortwave.
What are you really good at? Working with computers and photography – getting there.
If you could have a superpower what would it be? Time travel.
What is your pet hate? People leaving rubbish in the streets.
Tell us about your best holiday. My partner and I went to Cairns in Far North Queensland for five weeks. We are due for another great holiday.