Lives Well Lived, Bruce Rock Part 3
When Veronica called Katrina to check she was home and there was no reply, she presumed her friend was having a sleep. We tried phoning again a little while later and discovered that Katrina, the oldest of the three friends at 91, was in her garden planting dozens of seedlings she’d been given and showing no sign of needing a nana nap.
Katrina was born in Poland and found herself in a prisoner camp during World War II. At the age of 14 she was put to work cooking in the camp for her fellow Polish prisoners. After the war, she met her husband and, not wanting to live under a communist regime, they emigrated to Australia