Posts Tagged ‘racism’

My Dad wanted an Australian flag to fly from a flagpole. Back then we didn’t have el cheapo flags being turned out in such numbers as today and we didn’t know where to go to get one. He was delighted when a friend who was Post Master of a Post Office had just taken delivery of a new flag and quietly gave Dad the old one. So up went a flag pole on the side of the one the sheds and the flag was flown when Dad felt like flying it. Mum also made him a Fitzroy flag to fly when Fitzroy won the footy – a rare occasion at times – but that is just an aside. (more…)