Throwback Thursday : 1978/79

Throwback Thursday : 1978/79

Is the earth spinning faster ?    It’s Thursday again !!!!   … and again, I say, it is such a pity that most of my photographs from the late 1970’s are very poor.   Poor quality film and developing 🙁

We moved from a rat infested cottage in Honeydew to a rented house in Randpark Ridge in April 1979.  Much bigger … much healthier !!

April 1978 - Rankdoring Road

In the distance is Randburg more-or-less central and Sandton City to the left ..

April 1978 - Rankdoring Road_0001


The front garden had simple chicken wire fencing overlooking lovely natural bush scattered with Sugar Bushes (small protea trees).  This area is filled with houses now with only Loerie Park left as an open space.  On a regular basis cows were herded to and from their grazing area, to a small-holding not far from the house …

Oct 1978- Rankdoring Road garden

Dec 1978 - P,A,J,&C

My Mum  and the kiddies … Dec 1978- Rankdoring ,J,C&MumDec 1978- Rankdoring J&MumDec 1978- Rankdoring J&CCopy (2) of Feb 21st 1979- A,J,&CCollages118

June 26,1979- ,J,&C

There was a building boom in Johannesburg at that time and, at last we were able to build a home of our own .. not far from this house.  I had been working full-time for two years at this stage with helped tremendously

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