Les Edwards’ family came to stay at Simpson’s Hotel in the 1940s and his parents bought a tent onsite at Bonnie Vale which his father built into a hut. He enjoyed fishing, swimming and hiking with other children there. His family hut is still as his father built it with a kerosene fridge. He fondly remembers community activities – movies, dances, New Year’s Eve and Cracker Night bonfires.
Listen to Les’ Interview
Les’ Photo Album
Bonnie Vale – fishing – kerosene – heritage listing – dances – deer – Aboriginal cave – drowning – hut
Les’ interview can be downloaded here
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