MERMAID …… \Tweed River location\

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Another two Justine pictures at: ****

copyright: John Harding

POSTCARD ……. \from the Great Barrier Reef\

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**Copyright: John Harding/fathom**

It was Cairns 1980 and a friend, **John Celia** (husband of Jan, pictured above) introduced me to **Peter Erbe,** soon to be the postcard king of Australia. This was the early era of international tourism to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef and business was about to take off.

My underwater photography had been in hibernation. My diving partner had gone overseas to spend her profits, I was not bothering with stills