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When I was ten years old in 1967 I moved to Australia with my parents and four siblings.    Our house was made from asbestos blocks.    We lived there for 2 years totally unaware of the dangers we were in. The concrete walls are made of asbestos. The dangers of Asbestos in building materials  #asbestos

When I was ten years old in 1967 I moved to Australia with my parents and four siblings. Our house was made from asbestos blocks. We lived there for 2 years totally unaware of the dangers we were in. The concrete walls are made of asbestos. The dangers of Asbestos in building materials #asbestos

Prisons in Ireland Crimes and Punishment of Women Children in 1800s.  During these years Ireland was controlled by Britian - lovely people those Brits - NOT. The Brits didn't consider the Irish as humans but as barbarians and thought they deserved being treated worse than animals as evidenced by history. Brits Suck!

Irish Women and Children in Prisons in Ireland

Prisons in Ireland Crimes and Punishment of Women Children in 1800s. During these years Ireland was controlled by Britian - lovely people those Brits - NOT. The Brits didn't consider the Irish as humans but as barbarians and thought they deserved being treated worse than animals as evidenced by history. Brits Suck!

Enjoying a day at the beach in 1967 in Australia  Life in Australia 1967 as Ten year old Irish Immigrant / £10 Poms

Enjoying a day at the beach in 1967 in Australia Life in Australia 1967 as Ten year old Irish Immigrant / £10 Poms

Dad and us kids enjoying Christmas Day in Lamaroo Australia in 1967 Life in Australia 1967 as Ten year old Irish Immigrant / £10 Poms

Dad and us kids enjoying Christmas Day in Lamaroo Australia in 1967 Life in Australia 1967 as Ten year old Irish Immigrant / £10 Poms

Santa arrives at Lamaroo, South Australia, 1967.

Santa arrives at Lamaroo, South Australia, 1967.

During the 1950s, Wittenoom was the biggest town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.  But that ended when the town was abandoned in 1966 following health concerns due to asbestos mining.  A ghost town today, Wittenoom’s eight remaining residents receive no government services.  In June 2007 its townsite status was removed, and its name deleted from maps and road signs.  Roads to contaminated areas have been closed, bringing a whole new meaning to the term “ghost town”, with…

6 Ghost Towns and Abandoned Cities of Oceania

During the 1950s, Wittenoom was the biggest town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. But that ended when the town was abandoned in 1966 following health concerns due to asbestos mining. A ghost town today, Wittenoom’s eight remaining residents receive no government services. In June 2007 its townsite status was removed, and its name deleted from maps and road signs. Roads to contaminated areas have been closed, bringing a whole new meaning to the term “ghost town”, with…

The family boarding the ship the Castel Felice in September 1969.  Australia 1967 | Working on London Underground and South Australian Railways

We Emigrated to Australia in 1967

The family boarding the ship the Castel Felice in September 1969. Australia 1967 | Working on London Underground and South Australian Railways

Australia 1967 | Working on London Underground and South Australian Railways

We Emigrated to Australia in 1967

Australia 1967 | Working on London Underground and South Australian Railways

Need to know the useful guide DIY asbestos removal?

Need to know the useful guide DIY asbestos removal?

Christmas 1967 in Australia of an Irish Immigrant

I was an Irish Immigrant to Australia in 1967

Christmas 1967 in Australia of an Irish Immigrant

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