When I started this project I had no knowledge of her early life with Grandfather, the American from Indiana with the identity problem. She never spoke of those early years, my cousins and I knew nothing about their life together in Fiji and New Zealand.
|MAGGIE - WELLINGTON NZ 1903|
|Sydney born William Nelson Brown Parker -NZ 1903|
The third I didn’t really want to believe...and yet I had to admit, ChasBert, after all wasn’t exactly a novice at the fibbing game.
Street scene Kohukohu by Trish Fisk – building to left was once the newspaper office where Chas worked as foreman compositor.
|Old photograph - Kohukohu|
All in all it’s an unmemorable way for Chas to end his nearly ten years of New Zealand showbiz.
GOODBYE KIWI LAND HELLO OZ