Jim Ditchfield is an Australian writer who was born in Lancashire in 1938. Circumstances forced him to leave home at sixteen, but unable to live on an apprentice's wage he joined the Royal Marine Commandos. Later, he qualified as an instrument engineer and later still became a naval architect and set up his own yacht design office. He now travels extensively throughout the Australian Outback researching the history of the pioneers who, by hard work and sacrifice, helped to build Australia.
At the outbreak of World War I, Lucy Paignton Fox enlists in the Australian Army Nursing Service...Read More
One hundred and fifty kilometres to the east of Alice Springs in Central Australia, is a remote and...Read More
Borroloola, a small town 50 kilometres inland from the south west corner of the Gulf of Carpentaria...Read More