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Queensland Ringer By Antony Agar
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In North America he's a cowboy, In Australia a ringer. With humour and insight the author has captured the atmoshpere of the Australian outback in this absorbing tale. We meet a young man newly... More > arrived on a north Queensland cattle station, completely out of his depth. We leave him head stockman on a vast Gulf Country station. Readers of all ages will identify with him as he learns the requiered skills, faces the dangers and assumes the responsibilities that bring about the transformation. The interesting characters he meets along the way are well drawn. The experienced men who guide him in the early years. His mates in the mustering camps. The violent types he is obliged to confront during off season labouring jobs. The cattle thieves he encounters. The young ladies who share his life from time to time. Set in the years when it was possible to ride for days on end without seeing a fence and when droving trips that lasted for months were commonplace, this is a book that is hard to put down.< Less
Queensland Ringer By Antony Agar
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In North America he's a cowboy, In Australia a ringer. With humour and insight the author has captured the atmoshpere of the Australian outback in this absorbing tale. We meet a young man newly... More > arrived on a north Queensland cattle station, completely out of his depth. We leave him head stockman on a vast Gulf Country station. Readers of all ages will identify with him as he learns the requiered skills, faces the dangers and assumes the responsibilities that bring about the transformation. The interesting characters he meets along the way are well drawn. The experienced men who guide him in the early years. His mates in the mustering camps. The violent types he is obliged to confront during off season labouring jobs. The cattle thieves he encounters. The young ladies who share his life from time to time. Set in the years when it was possible to ride for days on end without seeing a fence and when droving trips that lasted for months were commonplace, this is a book that is hard to put down.< Less
Mr. Fairley: The Oldest Banker in Glasgow By Harold Peacock
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Scotland was a world banking power in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and Edward Fairley at The Royal Bank of Scotland was at the fore, eventually proclaimed the oldest banker in Glasgow.... More > His offspring encircled the globe, enriching this family history with stories of the Chinese Opium Wars, Trinidad planters, Swedish merchants, Australian publicans, Queensland floods, British peerage, Persian intrigue, English actors, British spies, even a Soviet war hero, Ipswich Ghost, Olympic medalist, and Government minister. Only one descendant bears the Fairley name today, and that’s as a given name. This Fairley family story, covering eight generations, is perfect for anyone interested in social history intertwined with global events. The family history is documented for the first time with this book.< Less
The Honeyeaters' Tree By Andy Gibb
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Suddenly homeless and beyond mid-life, a British birdwatcher takes off for the Antipodes. He's looking for the 73 species of honeyeater. In the process he uncovers the tree of life and the landscapes... More > of Australia and New Zealand. He learns how the tree of life connects all the planet's species and how one of them threatens it like rarely before. The author flies via Singapore to a week around Perth. As 2008 turns into 2009, he drives two months in a campervan from Adelaide to Cairns, Queensland. The route skirts floods and cyclones. A fortnight in Tasmania and Victoria, with its fatal fires, concludes the Australian leg. New Zealand then offers a coda with its own branch of the family. Railways, cities and culture shock play cameo roles throughout. Not just about birds, the trip is a last chance to witness other survivors from the Triassic as they struggle against the latest mass extinction.< Less
Aeon Kids By Klaudio Zic
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Is your #2013 Cetus girl an undine? Mermaids and sirens live in your family horoscope. #Inundation #Deluge http://ow.ly/hbyPw #Floodwaters #inundate #Queensland #flood #Aussie #Australia... More > http://ow.ly/hbyUE #downunder #astrology< Less
AEONews #0013 By Klaudio Zic
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• Cometarian horoscope for the new F1 Ferrari F 138. • #Ferrari F 138 #F1 #F138 #Moon #Typhon | S C/2011 L4 #PANSTARRS #2007JG43 | N C/2012 S1 #ISON | • #Moon #Typhon | #UK #FLOOD... More > http://ow.ly/hk7Zw #Deluge #Floodwaters #Inundation #Scotland #Wales #England #FloodAware #Sur #Wx #News • Half of the yearly London rains in one day: Sydney is hit as well. • Feb 5 #flood #alert http://bit.ly/Xa2neB | #Mars #Neptune #Nessus #Icarus #Nephele #2007OR10 | #Teharonhiawako #Borasisi #Phaedra #Sekhmet #Chiron • Since diluvial flooding already happened as predicted, more is expected for the first week of February 2013 due to Mars stirring the Neptune cluster along with 2007 OR10. • #Protection http://ow.ly/hiefj from #Flood http://ow.ly/hie9t #Oswald #Felleng #cyclone #tornado #typhoon #hurricane #Sydney #Madagascar • Inundations in Queensland, Australia as predicted.< Less
Poeta Nacitur Non Fit - (A Poet Is Born, Not Made) By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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Poems of a baby boomer, Pamela Lillian Valemont, an Australian woman born post-war, in 1947, who grew up in the 60’s, the Bee Gees, Elvis Presley and Beatles era, and lived through the... More > political turmoil of the Vietnam War, the rise of the conservation/environmental-driven alternative society, the abolition of Apartheid, and the granting of land rights to Australian aborigines, and her interest and participation in these issues and events is apparent in her poetry. Poems reflecting Australian life, up to and including the present day. Her latest poems, Barack Obama, (a tribute to the President of the USA), Women of Liberia, (about the women who forced their country's leader Charles Taylor, to attend peace talks that ended the Civil War in 2003), Holding Hands And Jumping, (about the 2001, 9/11 terrorist attack on the Twin Towers), and Children of a Waterborne Holocaust, (about the children swept away and drowned during the historic flood in Queensland, January 2011), are included in this book.< Less
Poeta Nascitur Non Fit Poetry of an Australian Woman By Pamela Lillian Valemont
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Poems of a baby boomer, Pamela Lillian Valemont, an Australian woman born post-war, in 1947, who grew up in the 60’s, the Bee Gees, Elvis Presley and Beatles era, and lived through the... More > political turmoil of the Vietnam War, the rise of the conservation/environmental-driven alternative society, the abolition of Apartheid, and the granting of land rights to Australian aborigines, and her interest and participation in these issues and events is apparent in her poetry. Poems reflecting Australian life, up to and including the present day. Her latest poems, Barack Obama, (a tribute to the President of the USA), Women of Liberia, (about the women who forced their country's leader Charles Taylor, to attend peace talks that ended the Civil War in 2003), Holding Hands And Jumping, (about the 2001, 9/11 terrorist attack on the Twin Towers), and Children of a Waterborne Holocaust, (about the children swept away and drowned during the historic flood in Queensland, January 2011), are included in this book.< Less