Category: Personal

Historical Events

July 30, 2018 Off

These are events that I experienced or participated in. They include the World Trade Center attacks on 9/11/2001 and protests in the U.S.A against the war on Iraq. Our cry of pain from September 11th is not a cry for war. These pictures are some documentation of the huge rallies against the war on Iraq…

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World Trade Center 9/11 Attacks

July 23, 2018 Off

These are images I recorded on September 11th 2001 at my apartment building in the financial district of Manhattan. I used to live at 110 Greenwich St, two buildings away from the south tower of the World Trade Center. I witnessed the attacks. I only got a few pictures on a film camera and an…

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Jill’s video interview with Peter

November 16, 2011 Off

Jill produced a beautiful interview that we made with my Dad, Peter, first shot after his diagnosis, and Jill rapidly edited it ready for playing at his wake. It was a deeply moving way for Dad to be there for all of the people that loved him.  

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My Tribute to Dad

October 8, 2011 Off

This is the tribute I presented with my sister Gaye at my father, Peter John Smith’s funeral: I’d like to talk about Dad’s life through some of our personal experiences and recollections of him.

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The passing of Peter Smith (8/4/1943 – 29/9/2011)

September 29, 2011 Off

My father Peter Smith passed away this morning at 10:37am at Kalamunda hospital. Thankfully I was able to be with him, my sister Gaye, and mother Dorothy at the time of his passing, which was peaceful. His condition had deteriorated very rapidly and thankfully this kept his suffering to a minimum. Thank you all for…

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