MRS SEAL ROCKS – HORGAN’S SHOP

December 20, 2012 § Leave a comment

 Mrs Horgan's  strong will and views prevailed for decades. Her visitors book was signed by world travelers. "Don't you think Seal Rocks is the best place you have ever seen"? Mrs Horgan's  trademark question to strangers.

Mrs Horgan’s strong will and views prevailed for decades. Her visitors book was signed by world travelers. “Don’t you think Seal Rocks is the best place you have ever seen”?

Mrs Horgan loved Seal Rocks
Mrs Horgan ¬†got everyone to agree with her. “Isn’t Seal Rocks the best place you have ever been to”?

Quol at dusk in the bush up the hill and behind the shop.

Quoll in the bush – up the hill near the shop.

Seal Rocks shop for basics like bread, milk, newspapers, canned food, confectionery, nicotine but no alcohol. Petrol pump (not cheap) and telephone box outside.

Seal Rocks shop for basics like bread, milk, newspapers, canned food, confectionery, nicotine but no alcohol. Petrol pump (not cheap) and telephone box outside.
1988 says the calendar  - the old phone system had ceased a few years before.

The old phone system had ceased operation a few years before.

New petrol bowser and Mrs. Horgan.  (Petrol was not cheap at 'the rocks').

New petrol bowser and Mrs. Horgan. (Petrol was not cheap at ‘the rocks’).

POSTCARDS

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Published by Mrs Horgan of the post office and shop, the first postcard featured a black and white taken by Ron Taylor AM - a future part-time resident with his wife Valerie. Holding the card is local professional licensed fisherman, diver-expert surfer, the late Brian Davies.

Published by Mrs Horgan of the post office and shop, the first postcard featured a black and white taken by Ron Taylor AM – a future part-time resident with his wife Valerie. Holding the card is local professional licensed fisherman, diver-expert surfer, the late Brian Davies.

Trina get into a snag sanga - which made her sick, later. Her mate Jos wrote the postcard detailing their plans. Both girls are featured at the start or header of this blog.

Trina get into a snag sandwich. Her mate Joss wrote the postcard from Seal Rocks detailing their plans.

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