THURSDAY 27 SEPTEMBER
This page is dedicated to those hard working students who need extra resources for the exam that is just around the corner.
The following books are very useful for exam preparation. Should be available online and in selected retailers.
They are reasonably priced and Cambridge have put a lot of work into them for your exam revision. May i recommend them.
Why did the people risk everything for change when they didn’t have the leadership or organisational skills to sustain a new beginning?
What is your opinion?
Maybe they were hungry and sick and tired of being sick and tired?
Books from Nelson Cengage Learning
In many ways I believe Robert was actually Les. The larikan, Queenslander with the crooked smile, kind heart and a love of all things good. Tight with money, never!!! Just careful I would think.
I had a book signed by him once at a launching in Townsville. Rode across from my home on Magnetic Island to que up for the release of a Norton paperback. I was with another red haired Queenslander ‘TG’, Tony Griffin, who put the first Norton novel on my desk. ‘Read this’ he laughed, and I did in one sitting.
TG gave me another 15 Nortons to read and ofcourse I have reread them since. My favourite, The Godson still makes me smile.
Yeah I hit the heavy bag occassionally. I like to ‘do my best’ trying to stay fit and often think of Les when I’m doing it. Gave up the ‘delicious’ many years ago but love to think of the situations Les got into when indulging in one too many.
Farewell Bob and Les. You won’t see another writer like this for a long time. I felt the same way when Slim Dusty died. Now I think I might get a copy of ‘The Real Thing’ and have a laugh just as i’m sure Robert is doing in heaven.
Photo of Robert courtesy of his Website
Photo of Peter F Hughes and Norton Commando by the author. (C) 2012