I remember Jelena’s father, Damir Dokic, when he was on Bourke’s Backyard, and he looked ready to explode at any moment. I’ve never seen Don Burke be so careful with a guest. This was a small sample of what Jelena’s father was like.
At first the novel comes across as an easy to read Mills and Boon like romance tale. But once I read more about the terrible situation in the prison camp and the small actions that can make a difference whether you live or die I soon appreciated it for the great story and inspirational story that it is.
This is definitely for railway enthusiasts but readers with an interest in business management will also find it fascinating.
Working Class Boy covers Jimmy’s early years beginning in Glasgow, Scotland and then moving to Australia. Life was difficult in both places but at least the weather was nice and warm in Australia.
It’s always interesting to learn about where highly creative people come from and their environment that helps to shape them.
A fascinating look into the world of the Australian rock scene in the 70’s and 80’s told by Jimmy Barnes.
An excellent read for anyone interested in the past and possible future for steam. Full of facts and statistics the statements are well backed up and interesting to read.
After reading about Steve Jobs it was interesting to contrast him with Paul Allen, one of the founders of Microsoft.
Excellent read. Covers Kerry Packer’s life in a good amount of detail. Controversial areas are covered with fairness and frankness.