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The River By William Logan
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Alexander Logan migrated from Canada to Australia around 1855. He married Eliza Collins in Sydney in 1858. Eliza arrived from England in 1856. They initially lived in a rugged sawmilling town north... More > of Sydney where most of their children were born. They then made the 800km journey further north to the Tweed River. Travel was by sailing boat and horseback over mountains. They built the Junction Inn and Eliza Logan Store at Tumbulgum. Alexander was known as Captain Logan and he ferried goods along the river. Eliza's nephew built the first Masonic hall in the district. Descendants lived along the river as sailors, farmers, publicans and shipbuilders. One died while mining in Africa. Another was a successful businessman in Brisbane. William had a cordial factory in Armidale and was a noted photographer. His twin, Lightly Thomas, sailed the Pacific, and had a range of businesses. Joseph Alexander was a shipbuilder. Maggie, a family favourite, and Paul, the youngest, inherited the bulk of Alexander's wealth.< Less
The Courage to Look Back By Caroline Whitehead
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Beginning in July 1988, (Delvin) John Flynn has built a network of old boys from the long-closed St. Mary's Orphanage, Gravesend, Kent, England. Some had left to join the Armed Forces, others were... More > shipped to Australia and Canada - many into cruel situations - while a few migrated to live far away as possible from England's shores. Initially using the post and later adopting email, old boys joined in to recall their memories and friendships.< Less
Azimuth South Book 1: Malanda By Jenifer Jones
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In 1952, Bill and Dulcie Johnson joined the burgeoning masses migrating to Australia, a subsidised exodus seeking refuge from the rigours and privations of post war England. They were ‘boat... More > people’ of their time, trying to find their bearings in a traumatised world; ten pound POMEs who could only guess at what was in store for them, simply hoped for the best. Theirs was the age-old parental quest for a better life for their offspring, a safe haven they could adopt as their own.< Less
Meetings With Remarkable People By Voyen Koreis
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Voyen Koreis was born at Pitt Street, near Kensington Palace in London. His father, Dalibor Korejs, was a Czech diplomat. He fought as a Major with the Allied Armies, after the war he was named... More > Consul General in Berlin, where he died in 1950. Voyen grew up in Czechoslovakia. During compulsory army service he was a singer with the Army Entertainment Unit, where he met with a number of future personalities of the Czech cultural scene. After the invasion of Czechoslovakia by the Warsaw Pact Armies in 1968 he decided to move to Great Britain.With his Czech-born wife he migrated to Australia in 1973 and has since been living in Brisbane, Queensland. In Australia he made a living first as a storeman, salesman, antiquarian bookseller, interpreter and translator, visual artist, publisher. He wrote and published nearly twenty books, both in English and in Czech, as well as literary essays, blogs and radio programmes. More details on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyen_Koreis< Less
ESCAPE TO ELTHAM By Georgina Allen
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ESCAPE TO ELTHAM traces the family of John and Anna Lane who lived in Shanagolden in County Limerick during the early and middle parts of the 1800s. They lived during a time of conflict and famine.... More > This story follows the movements of their son, Richard, and daughter, Anne, who migrated to Australia. The marriage of Anne to Tobias Butler and Richard's life establishing his farm on the Yarra River in the 1850s are explored. Marriage, children, deaths and a murder in 1861 are changes forced on the family. Richard's son, Patrick, marries a young Bridget Carrucan but when the global recession of the 1890s decimates Patrick's businesses he heads to the arid Western Australian goldfields to 'make his fortune'. The large family follows and settles in Boulder where the behaviour of a couple of the boys gets them into scapes with the law. This story celebrates the tenacity of a family whose members left adversity in Ireland hoping for a kinder life in Australia.< Less
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March of the Warmdüschers By Dan Slater
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They must be gluttons for punishment: three years after traversing the continent of Africa on a budget that would frighten Oliver Twist, Dan and Gerda are back on the road, this time the banana... More > pancake trail of South East Asia. Having survived the rough n’ tumble of life in Cape Town, the fearless duo are migrating again, this time to Sydney, Australia. The good news is – their daily allowance has skyrocketed to an extravagant $15 a day! Bursting with the folly of middle age, D&G roam the orient armed only with equal doses of travel nous and stinginess. Beaches, brothels, Buddhas and buckets are all encountered to the full in this honest account of one couple’s continuing attempts to experience all the world’s wonders for the price of a Big Mac Meal, without succumbing to the lure of the dreaded warmdüschers. Join them, and enjoy their every misfortune.< Less
March of the Warmdüschers: Gluttons for Punishment By Dan Slater
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They must be gluttons for punishment: three years after traversing the continent of Africa on a budget that would frighten Oliver Twist, Dan and Gerda are back on the road, this time the banana... More > pancake trail of South East Asia. Having survived the rough n’ tumble of life in Cape Town, the fearless duo are migrating again, this time to Sydney, Australia. The good news is – their daily allowance has skyrocketed to an extravagant $15 a day! Bursting with the folly of middle age, D&G roam the orient armed only with equal doses of travel nous and stinginess. Beaches, brothels, Buddhas and buckets are all encountered to the full in this honest account of one couple’s continuing attempts to experience all the world’s wonders for the price of a Big Mac Meal, without succumbing to the lure of the dreaded warmdüschers. Join them, and enjoy their every misfortune.< Less
Robert's Theories and Ideas By Robert William Pearce
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The 'Theory and Solution of Jetlag' is based on the earth's magnetic field and the behaviour of migrating birds. There is a copy of a letter from the Civil Aviation Authority which states they... More > were 'extremely interested in my observations' on blood clotting in aircraft. Some eminent scientists were upset on my theory for a remedy for rheumatoid arthritis. An interesting theory is how earth originated from the sun, and its varying orbits. Other theories are how our weather has been the inspiration for many famous people and leaders of men having delusions of grandeur. There is a copy of a letter from 10 Downing Street to say that the Prime Minister, Tony Blair, had carefully noted my views on a balance between the private and public sector particularly when tendering for work. I have an idea for solving the problem of violence in aircraft. The easiest way to Australia is the most amusing concept. I express my views on our race being very much 'the survival of the fittest'.< Less
Robert's Theories and Ideas By Robert William Pearce
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The 'Theory and Solution of Jetlag' is based on the earth's magnetic field and the behaviour of migrating birds. There is a copy of a letter from the Civil Aviation Authority which states they... More > were 'extremely interested in my observations' on blood clotting in aircraft. Some eminent scientists were upset on my theory for a remedy for rheumatoid arthritis. An interesting theory is how earth originated from the sun, and its varying orbits. Other theories are how our weather has been the inspiration for many famous people and leaders of men having delusions of grandeur. There is a copy of a letter from 10 Downing Street to say that the Prime Minister, Tony Blair, had carefully noted my views on a balance between the private and public sector particularly when tendering for work. I have an idea for solving the problem of violence in aircraft. The easiest way to Australia is the most amusing concept. I express my views on our race being very much 'the survival of the fittest'.< Less

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