How long have you lived in Parkes and what do you like most about living here?
I have lived in Parkes for 49 years and love living here being close to most of my family as well. I also enjoy the friendly and community spirit.
Where do you work or what do you do currently and what do you enjoy about it? I volunteer at Henry Parkes Museum, and love the research, restoration and preservation of history and meeting people from all over the world.
What is your favourite thing to do when you have free time? My favourite things are craft and creating items from sewing quilts to crocheting clothes.
What makes you proud? I am very proud of my family and friends and love to share their personal achievements.
If you could be an animal which one would you choose, and why? I would like to be a kangaroo, because I love Australia and the freedom and wilderness we have in this country.
What is your all-time favourite movie, song and/or book, and why? My favourite books are history and ancestry and local history.
Tell us about your best holiday. My best holiday was a tour of England with two siblings and a nephew staying in the villages my ancestors lived in before they immigrated to Australia, and going on a Taste of Britain Bus Tour.
What is on your bucket list? I want to go on a cruise and historical tour.