Saying goodbye to the 20th & hello to the 21st century 31/12/1999
My sister Bronwyn with Dad on his 87th birthday.
Written in June last year and presented yesterday the 17 March 2010 to Cambridge Men’s Probus Club here is the text of Dad’s Memories presentation.
Bruce Jeans | Animal Stories | Memories of Whitehall
Karena shows Bruce – her Grandad – how she navigated from Parachute at Mystery Creek – through Kaipaki to Leamington using the GPS and map on her Nokia. Today is Bruce’s (my Dad) 84th birthday.
More Fred Potts.
Bruce Jeans assists reporter Katrina Lintonbon research an article she is writing for the Cambridge Edition on Bruce’s grandfather, builder, Charles Potts. Charles Potts built the Cambridge Court House home now to Cambridge Museum one hundred years ago.
Cover photo: Cambridge Heritage Newsletter July 2009 ©Cambridge Historical Society Inc. Remember this. Cover photo is Bruce Jeans in the Courthouse Display with his picture frames he made from some rimu dado we have in offsite storage. Bruce is grandson of Fred Potts who built the Cambridge Courthouse in 1909.
Celebrating Fred Potts – the story is here – Dad, at Cambridge Museum, with one of the frames he made from timber reclaimed from Cambridge Courthouse – built by Fred Potts – his grandfather.
This year’s Sharps Early crop is lighter than 2007’s bumper one. Far and away my favourite plum – I have known it all my life – harvested, as it is, at this special time of the year. Our tree is a cutting from the tree at Whitehall. Dad is still making relish from fruit frozenContinue reading “Ripening plums”
Dad works on two frames made from timber from the Cambridge Court House. The frames will be included in an exhibition featuring the work of Bruce’s grandfather Fred Potts at the museum – the Cambridge Museum – in the old court house building.
from the Leamington East blog November 2006-January 2007
Leamington Bowling Club – 75 Years By Bruce Jeans | February 2006. You can read it on line here.