Could this story be any more perfect? No. No it could not.
Imagine being 109.
Assuming you retired in your 60’s, what would you do with your time? Read? Watch TV? Explore the world?
This man, Australia’s oldest living human, has been knitting jumpers for injured penguins. As you do.
Alfred ‘Alfie’ Date of the NSW’s Central Coast, spoke to Nine News about how his hobby was formed.
The prolific knitter began knitting in 1932 when his sister-in-law taught him how to knit a jumper for his newborn nephew.
“She said knit me a jumper,” Alfie recalled. “And that was my first effort — a jumper for the boy.”