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gillianwrdl
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Jan 7, 1941 (Age: 81)
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South Australia
Occupation:
Semi-retired farming.

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gillianwrdl

Member, Female, 81, from South Australia

gillianwrdl was last seen:
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  • About

    Gender:
    Female
    Birthday:
    Jan 7, 1941 (Age: 81)
    Location:
    South Australia
    Occupation:
    Semi-retired farming.
    Type of diabetes:
    Type 2
    Treatment type:
    Tablets (oral)
    Medication:
    Metformin and low G.I.
    Exercise:
    plenty
    Likes:
    art, chicken keeping, sheep and cattle, opera, Bible teaching and research, gardening, family, photography, photo editing etc. computing, family history, and almost anything.
    Dislikes:
    bad manners and inconsideration for others. Relatives who phone all the time and rattle on about nothing! Manipulating types, liars, control freaks, etc etc!
    I hate how my feet pain all the time. Arthritis, Diabetes and probably after effects from Chemotherapy.
    Like something new. Moved from city to nearby country at 70 years old, having bought 6o acres a homestead with nice new cottage. Keep Dorper sheep and part Wagu cattle. Worked in school sewing teaching, photographic hand colouring and retouching, tracer/drafting assistant in freeway design dept of Transport.
    Trained classically singing opera, competitions, sacred, oratorio, sang in choirs, vocal trainer , studied piano for 6 years. Artist; landscape, pen and wash, oils.
    Worked on Church boards as Deacon and Elder, also some preaching. Many years in Bible education ministry with children and teens, Christian Endeavour camp leader. One husband and one 40 year old daughter. One cat, one rabbit, 7 hens and a rooster, 19 cattle and about 68 sheep.
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