Home' Snap Shot Magazine : May 2011 Contents Gordon's journey took him to
Western Australia where he trained
as a youth councillor while running a
catering business on the side, where
he cooked for high profile figures
like Tony Abbot and Joe Hockey.
The path Helen followed led her
into a rewarding nursing career in
Sydney before settling on the
As they each recount the steps
they took that led them to this
moment in time, neither Helen
nor Gordon can let go of the
other. They are quite simply in
awe of each other.
"She (Helen) is amazing,"
"He (Gordon) is wonderful,
very sensitive and thoughtful,"
Beyond their mutual admiration,
life centres on their children.
"Ryan is very academic and a high achiever, as is
Kyle who is currently at college studying forensic
science," Gordon said.
"Patrick is very musical and plays in a local band,
while Lauren is very independent and
compassionate like her mother and her style is very
"Justine is a lot like me, she's very sensitive and
good looking (laughs). Like me, she likes to sing and
has travelled overseas to build houses for the poor.
"Hayley is the author; she has written a book that
a number of publishers have said is very good, and
she is a great artist."
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here comes the Brownlee-Barr brood
Further solidifying the family bond, Gordon and
elen recently bought the Mittagong restaurant, Red
live, and gave each member of the family an active
Ryan splits his time between food preparations and
ront-of-house, Patrick and Hayley stick to the
cooking, Justine is the night-time manager out the
front with Kyle, and Lauren helps out whenever she
isn't busy working at Mount Kembla Hotel.
Not wanting to let any more time pass them by,
Gordon and Helen made their new family unit official
when they married on May 1 - a week before
69 Main Street, Mittagong
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