Matt Shearer and his first Drum Kit.

The Arrival of Drums. Christmas 1988, Approx

A retrospective post. I will need to check on dates.

This set of archive pictures marks the arrival of drums in Woodford at the homestead. This pics probably range into 1989 for Ed’s birthday.

Ed Shearer, in his green-robed glory
Ed Shearer, in his green-robed glory
Lori Shearer in the kitchen
Lori Shearer in the kitchen
Ginny, Lori & Ed
Ginny, Lori & Ed
Ed's birthday. Matt plays some beat piece
Ed’s birthday. Matt plays some beat piece

In the next 2 shots, you can see some of the key 1980s Woodford characters. Rob Hall, Robert Spencer, Adrian Anderson – to name a few.

Ed Shearer's posse. A motley crew. Dangerous.
Ed Shearer’s posse. A motley crew. Dangerous.
Ed Shearer's posse. A motley crew. Dangerous.
Ed Shearer’s posse. A motley crew. Dangerous.
Virginia Shearer plays the Cello
Virginia Shearer plays the Cello
Virginia in her bedroom.
Virginia in her bedroom.
Russ Plays the Drums
Russ Plays the Drums
Christmas, unwrapping the presents in the front room. Coal fire was going
Christmas, unwrapping the presents in the front room. Coal fire was going
Christmas - stockings in the play room
Christmas – stockings in the play room

Notice the Star Wars bed spread in the shot below.

Matt Shearer and his first Drum Kit.
Matt Shearer and his first Drum Kit.
Matt Shearer and his first Drum Kit.
Matt Shearer and his first Drum Kit.
Christmas jokes - matt pulls the eye out of some gross-out head thing
Christmas jokes – matt pulls the eye out of some gross-out head thing
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