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Robmarfox's Traveler Profile

I have traveled to 18 countries, posted 665 pictures and written 64 entries in 4 travel blogs
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Username
Robmarfox
Hometown
Busselton,
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Member Since
Jul 7, 2012
Currently
Offline

About Robmarfox

Profession
Secondary School Teacher(Rob)/Medical Reception(Mary)
Favourite music
Country and Western, Classical, 60's & 70's pop
Birthplace
Stratford, Taranaki and Gore New Zealand
Favourite movie
Dr Zhivago, Out of Africa / Mrs Doubtfire,Mamma Mia,
Languages
English
Favourite quote
"Now listen here and Listen Good" John Wayne
Interests and hobbies
swimming,walking, reading, fishing, travel, sports, stamps
One thing I want to do before I die
Drive around Australia/ Visit India and Africa
Favourite book
Wilbur Smith novels/Danielle Steele
My friends describe me as
Friendly, caring and easy to get on with and a good sense of humour
The most amazing moment in my life so far
Having Four healthy Children and 7 grandchildren
I was born in October 1948 in New Zealand, third of 4 children. I grew up in a small town on the North Island. At aged 15 the family moved to New Plymouth. I completed my schooling at New Plymouth Boys High in 1967 before starting a teaching degree at Victoria University, Wellington. It was here I met my best friend Mary who became my wife in 1971. We moved to Christchurch in that year where I completed my Diploma of Teaching at the teachers College.

From 1972 -1986 we lived and worked in 4 locations-Stratford,Tokoroa,Te Atatu and Masterton. During these years we were blessed with 4 lovely children - 2 boys and 2 girls.In 1986 we took the plunge and moved to Perth WA. I obtained a teaching post at a Catholic Girls School, St Thomas Aquinas in Bedford. This was to amalgamate in 1989 to become Chisholm College. Joining as a foundation staff member of the new Co-ed College I rose to the position of Deputy Principal in 1999 a position I served in till my retirement from fulltime teaching in 2011.

At the end of 2011 Mary and I moved into our new house in Busselton. Our children have long ago left home and we have 7 grandchildren aged from 18 to 3

Recent Entries by Robmarfox

  • We departed from Derby at about 9.30 am for the 215 km trip to Broome. Our coffee stop was at a rest area south of the Fitzroy river and apart from keeping an eye out for wandering stock the trip w...

  • Home to Busselton - Jun 25, 2015

    Adrienne and Dan returned on the 22nd but next morning I was not feeling well and Mary took me to A&E where I was checked out thoroughly and after consultation with my Bunbury Specialist was pr...

  • Our trip to Eighty Mile was uneventful and we arrived around lunchtime and were soon set up on a large and shady site. This is a very well laid out park with very good facilities and an excellent s...

Travel Blogs by Robmarfox

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