Stuart Marsh takes a trip down memory lane
A surprise outing triggers a former crop and dairy farmer's memories and yarns.
This post was contributed by Resthaven.
To send off 2022 with a bang, Resthaven Murray Bridge, Hills and Fleurieu Community Services client Stuart Marsh has taken a special trip down memory lane with the assistance of his home support worker, Denise.
“Stuart receives social support each week and enjoys various outings with Denise,” coordinator Kerry Hoppo said.
“They recently got to talking about Stuart’s time as a crop and dairy farmer in New South Wales many years ago, and Denise learned about his interest in tractors.”
Much to Mr Marsh’s excitement, Resthaven planned a trip to his local John Deere franchise, Emmetts, in Murray Bridge.
“Looking at the tractors, he was able to tell Denise what motors they were and what each one is used for, which brought up many memories of how farm life was back in the day,” Ms Hoppo said.
“The highlight of the trip was when they were shown a million-dollar header.
“A very excited Stuart had his photo taken with it.
“Before the day was over, Emmetts’ staff invited Stuart into their office, where they showed him the photo archive showcasing the farming equipment over the years, and Stuart had many stories of his own to share with them.
“Stuart enjoyed his day trip with Denise so much that he visited our office at 37 Swanport Road, Murray Bridge to share the photo of him and the header – excited to share his experience with Resthaven’s team.”
Thank you for sharing your trip down memory lane with us, Mr Marsh.
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