The 1958 kids re­turn for cel­e­bra­tions

Bush Telegraph - - Property Market - By DAVE MUR­DOCH

stu­dents re­turned for the cel­e­bra­tion and by all ac­counts it was a great night. Many had trav­elled from afar, even from Aus­tralia and the unique­ness of hav­ing an age-group rather than a school reunion which cov­ers decades re­ally struck a note with those at­tend­ing.

Re­la­tion­ships were rekin­dled after a 40-plus-year gap and they said it was great to hear life ex­pe­ri­ences after leav­ing school.

Morna McGre­gor was the chief or­gan­iser but the idea and con­tact­ing at­ten­dees was the work of her group of friends as well.

Mer­rylees Ho­tel pro­vided a steady flow of nib­bles all night,start­ing at 4pm and go­ing late.

High­light of the night was the “birth­day cake” — 60 cup­cakes rep­re­sent­ing the 60 years since 1958 each with a can­dle and after singing Happy Birth­day to Us mem­bers took it in turns to blow it out. Thanks went to Morna and her team. One speaker said, “You took on the idea, did the hard work and made this into a won­der­ful cel­e­bra­tion”.

Toast­ing ab­sent friends.

THE “birth­day cake” — 60 cup cakes on a pedestal.

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