"My life started that day."
A fateful encounter at the front door of a friend's house would change the lives of two strangers forever.
Kim and Rick Cefai recently celebrated their fifth anniversary in lockdown together at their home in Clarence, an area that has in just the last few years seen fire, flood and snow. For the couple and their children, they take it in their stride because when push comes to shove, Rick and Kim are experts at the game.
Pokemon is the world's most successful media franchise, spanning decades with fans all over the world. But no one would have guessed that the power of Pokemon would lead to true love in Lithgow. The couple who moved in together just two days before lockdown shared their unlikely story.
It was 1977 Malcolm Fraser was Prime Minister, the Queen visited Australia and Stuart Charlton from Lithgow was fresh out of the navy and looking for his next challenge.
Little did Stuart know that his next choice would be the one that would lead him to meet his future wife.
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