The first person I can remember using a typewriter was my brother Ron. It was in my father's tailoring shop, in 1957, and the typewriter was an Imperial 65.
When Ron and my father invested in the Imperial standard, I was given Dad's 1947 Underwood Universal portable.
Ron, aged 15, reading Esquire magazine. This was the year I was born. When I reached the age of 15, I acquired my own love for reading Esquire.
Ron rows me ashore at a river at Rotomanu, 1952.
Ron the rugby player, 1954
Ron and I with our late mother, 1990
Ron and I at our mother's funeral, 2003
Ron and I with Ron's daughter, son-in-law and Ron's grandchildren, Moana, three weeks ago today.