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51a Dyers Pass Rd. Blogg House. Don Cowey.

Built in 1962 for motor dealer Bernie Blogg. Legend has it on completion of the job Bernie took out a roll of bills from his pocket, counted off a portion of the the architect’s fee and said “sue me for the rest”.

Interesting looking pool house too.

One Response to “51a Dyers Pass Rd. Blogg House. Don Cowey.”

  1. Terry Blogg Says:

    Bernie ( my uncle) passed away 7/6/12 in Sydney aged 85. Bernie had a very ilustrius and successful life which included building 400 housing units in Dalas Texas and infamy in breeding and training camels in Queensland then exporting them to the Emerites where they were unsuccessfully raced. Despite this failure, he managed to make a tidy sum out of the real estate he used as a farm and said he had the best fun he had ever had in his life doing. He was asked to come back the following year to spend with the Sheik, who he had befriended

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