photograph was taken from the third floor of one of the
buildings facing north on Wester Drylaw Place.
The Doocot pub can be seen at the top of the photograph in the
The building second from the right used to be the grocery
store. The van may have belonged to the Munroe family who lived
in the house.
"We used to play football in the street here, and also a game of
curby. What used to happen was you stood on the edge of the
pavement and had to try to hit the edge so the ball would return
We also used to run around the oval and had fond memories of the
ice cream van stopping in the cul de sac.
If you look just above where the people
are, there was like a laneway that used to take you down to the
garages and then Ferry Road. We used to also play soccer
against the garage doors."
"The photograph was taken from my room.
I remember the Saturday nights when you could here the booming
noises coming out of the pubís night club."
Garry McGravie, Wodonga, Victoria, Australia: January 14, 2009.