A book about Henry Sutton, a highly active and innovative inventor from Ballarat. By Lorayne Branch
The untold story of Z Special Unit in the Second World War.
From the cover it looks like a great historical read, but once into the book it was quite different.
A detailed appraisal of Bruce Pascoe’s book Dark Emu.
A pleasant walk off the end of Reynolds Road exploring around Laughing Waters Road. The area features and old homestead site, an Aboriginal ceremonial ground and of course the Yarra River.
When the Covid-19 lockdowns eased we took the opportunity to make a quick trip to the north west of Victoria, crossing into NSW briefly for meals and some tourist attractions.
The End of An Australian Dream
by Kurmelovs, Royce. And the end of many employee’s livelihoods.
A critical look at the rise and fall of the iconic Concorde supersonic passenger jet.
At first the novel comes across as an easy to read Mills and Boon like romance tale. But once I read more about the terrible situation in the prison camp and the small actions that can make a difference whether you live or die I soon appreciated it for the great story and inspirational story that it is.
The murders of Jim Barclay and John Bamford in late 1917 at Wonnangatta Station near Myrtleford in Victoria is a fascinating mystery. The book covers the theories and paints a picture of the setting with historical stories about many of the locals of the time.