2017-02-24 -35 149

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Fri 24 Feb 2017 in -35,149:
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In the 'front' yard of a battleaxe block adjoining a walking/bike path, in the suburb of Latham, Australian Capital Territory.

This house is a "battleaxe" block, with a driveway out to its street (the handle of the axe) and the the main house facing the adjacent pathway (on the axe-head part of the block.) Most of these thus use their 'back' door as the main door, and rarely use the 'front' door onto the path or park area. The hash was in the 'front' yard adjoining the path.

Suburbs in Canberra, the Capital city of Australia, are named after prominent Australians. Sir John Greig Latham GCMG was a lawyer (Barister) from 1904; he accompanied Prime Minister William Hughes to London to attend the Peace Conference in 1919; Attorney-General, 1925-29; Leader of the Opposition, 1929-31; Minister for External Affairs, 1932-34; retired from active politics to become Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia in 1935 and remained on Bench until 1952; knighted in 1935 as a Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (GCMG).





I realised that I was visiting my mother-in-law to do her a small service, very near to the hash. I could visit the hash after that event.



I took my mother-in-law to her medical appointment. I then went by the adjacent suburb of Latham and walked in from the nearby road along the path to the hash.

There were cars in the driveway, but I saw no-one. I took some pictures of the tree under which the hash is located, plus one of the nearby shops at the end of the path.