One of the CBD’s favourite people, Muriel Craddock, celebrated her 104th birthday on April 13.
Having just got over a stint in hospital following a fall, she was please to spend the day at home with family and friends.
Her daughter Kay reported that the birthday lunch was interrupted by numerous telephone calls wishing her happy birthday.
Muriel and Kay went into business together 51 years ago which, today, has become Kay Craddock Antiquarian Booksellers in Collins St.
“Muriel couldn’t understand what I meant when I told her I was sending the photograph to Facebook – and she is even more confused by the news that it has reach over 1,100 people, with 70 likes, and counting,” Kay said.