john booth 2006

ANZAC SERVICES have been well supported this year but with Anzac Day on a Tuesday we have printed earlier than usual and a full report on local Anzac Day services will be published next week and from Wednesday today on TWT Online at


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DR SEAN PARSONAGE of SPA Dental Top Ryde heads this week’s Birthday Honours List facing 45 candles on his sweet tooth birthday cake on Saturday with better half Dr Amanda and kiddlies and no doubt will celebrate at the Smith Street Ryde surgery with his capable and friendly team sometime before or after.

Janelle Dodd celebrates with hubby John Dodd today and also with daughter Karthryn Dodd who magically celebrates the same day only some years later.

Sofia Johanssen turns twelve tomorrow daughter of Andreas and Michelle Johanssen while Jennifer Noble and Dr Vute Sirivivatnanon celebrate 38 years wedded bliss.

Ian Thomas Tetlow McKee of West Ryde can add five bars to his OBE earned five years ago as he celebrates with his better half Ilma and golfing buddies on Friday same day as Leigh File of Eastwood and Brad Chan former MD of Eastwood Shopping Centre.  Jeff Ayling faces 47 candles on his birthday cake Friday same day as Margaret Newman Lovett better half of JB cousin Chris Lovett and Caleb Jack Walker turns twelve son of Matt and Julie Walker.

Pamela Suttor of Gladesville and principal of L Rundle and Co lawyers of city faces her birthday cake Saturday same day as Dr Sean Parsonage and Ruth Henderson better half of Ian Henderson and likewise Dee Brown better half of John Brown.

Beth Josey formerly of Edmondson Street North Ryde celebrates 33 on Sunday same day as Bjorn Hojte parties in Copenhagen Denmark with mor Kirsten “Pi” and far Knud and brother Per and sister Karen while back home in Putney John and Elaine Griffiths will be celebrating their 57th wedding anniversary with family and friends.

Peter Sullivan of LCD & Co Financial Solutions Eastwood and former president of Eastwood Chamber of Commerce celebrates on Monday May Day along with Graham Metcalfe facing 73 candles and Roar Roslind hubby of Hanne in faraway Roskilde cathedral city of Denmark celebrating 83 golden years while back home in Ryde Bill Payne is celebrating 33 years in Ryde Rotary Club.

Max Hill formerly of Ryde and now Pennant Hills is facing 84 candles on his cake on Tuesday while Matilda Smith daughter of Rev Mark and Anna Smith at St Paul’s Lithgow celebrates with her brother Declan and his twin sister Adelaide and other sisters Josephine and Audrey Honor.

Bob and Celia Johnston of Putney celebrate 64 years on Tuesday same day David and Catherine McCure celebrate 48 years wedded bliss.

Doris Gifford of Ryde celebrates 101 next Wednesday staying with her daughter Rosalie in the country just now same day as Elsie Sim mother of Stephen Sim of North Ryde celebrates her 93 golden years with family and friends including daughters Maureen and Sharon plus Steve of course.

2002 TWT Teen Queen Crystal Roemer turns a beautiful 32 next Wednesday celebrating with family and friends same day as Putney photographer Duncan Taylor turns a youthful 72 and Steen Dahl celebrates in Denmark. Happy daze all.

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BUMPER STICKER: Some mistakes are too much fun to only make once!

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Keep Smiling!