Set against the turbulent years of both, World Wars, The Great Depression and the Cold War, this book traces Ben Chifley’s life from his early years on his grandfather's farm to his ascent as Prime Minister. Written by those who knew and loved him, previously unpublished material is used to give a unique insight into the character of one of Australia's best loved Prime Ministers. The book was started at the request of John Chifley, Ben's nephew. It has been written and put together over a number of years by his family.
Steve had never written a book before and never thought he would. After unexpectedly enduring a prostate cancer experience and the subsequent outcome, he felt inspired to put pen to paper. His inspiration was fueled in the hope that the book raises awareness and ultimately makes a difference for other men and their families who have, or are, facing a prostate cancer journey. Hopefully, it sends an important message in relation to the diagnosis and shows them that there are also amazing alternatives in treatment available to [read more...]
Since the 17th Century, legends, stories and folkloric accounts of these mythological beings have fascinated and enthralled humanity. No one place or historical period during these decades can lay claim to their origins or if indeed they really do exist. But they have tantalised and captivated us for generations. Come on a journey that begins in a bathhouse in Ancient Greece in 383 BC and traverses the Mediterranean to the Isles of Greece and beyond. Journey through time and experience the violent confrontations and erotic encounters [read more...]
This book changes the way you view your own mind and can give you back the power to control it. This Giraffe Can Laugh is a unique, holistic perspective on overcoming depression and anxiety by someone who has done just that. It brings insight and hope to the topic of mental wellbeing to help you to move out of the darkness towards a brighter future. It covers your mental, physical and spiritual realms of being to give a complete yet simple guide to becoming happy and well. About the Author Helen Theuma was diagnosed as bi-polar [read more...]
When Lucita, a 17 years old sudden is found murdered in the chapel of her elite school, Superintendent Román Soto is called to investigate what is apparently a robbery of valuable gold and silver artefacts by a thief that got away empty handed. The school and Soto´s superior are happy with the explanation but he is not, so he decides to investigate further against the wishes of his Director. Who as already warned him not to upset the nuns or any important people that have their daughters at that school? Helped by his good friend [read more...]
In August 1834 the barque Charles Eaton was wrecked on the Great Barrier Reef. Five of the crew made off with the only seaworthy life boat and eventually reached Timor. The rest of the crew and six passengers escaped on rafts built from the wreckage. All but four boys met a grisly fate at the hands of Torres Strait Islanders. Two of the boys were sold to a family from Murray Island for two bunches of bananas, the other two were never seen again. Although news of the wreck and the possibility of survivors reached England early in 1835 [read more...]
Divine Resonance- Life Messages from Horses is a collection of beautiful photographs and universal messages of inspiration, connection, love and peace. The book has 12 Universal Life Messages brought to life through the sentient and connected bond that can be shared between two sentient beings: horses and humans. This inspirational book reflects the very simple and gracious approach to life that horses use to connect with each other and their world. We all have so much that we can learn from their approach to life if we just [read more...]