Allansford resident rebuilds begonia collection after it was destroyed by fire

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Updated March 2 2023 - 8:44am, first published March 1 2023 - 4:30pm
Allansford's Clarrie Matthews has rebuilt his begonia collection after it was decimated in the St Patrick's Day fires almost five years ago. Picture by Anthony Brady
Allansford's Clarrie Matthews has rebuilt his begonia collection after it was decimated in the St Patrick's Day fires almost five years ago. Picture by Anthony Brady

When the St Patrick's Day fires swept through Scotts Creek almost five years ago, retired dairy farmer Clarrie Matthews lost everything except his house.

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