Lost memories of Nobbys revived as 83yo recalls vivid sandstorm photo

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Updated May 14 2024 - 1:30pm, first published May 13 2024 - 7:00pm
Beryl Attkins was captured in a Newcastle Herald photo from 1954 (inset top left), walking on Nobbys breakwater in a sandstorm with dad Walter Shea. Picture by Simone De Peak
Beryl Attkins was captured in a Newcastle Herald photo from 1954 (inset top left), walking on Nobbys breakwater in a sandstorm with dad Walter Shea. Picture by Simone De Peak

Beryl Attkins was 14 when a Newcastle Herald photographer captured her image in a sandstorm at Nobbys in 1954.

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