About the Book
Here are stories of Australian outback life, presented in Patty's unique style of bush verse.
The stories will stir memories for those readers who have experience of a time when telephones and electricity supplies were considered luxury items in remote areas. For others it will be a glimpse into everyday life of bush families in times before.
Here are snippets of daily life - enjoyed without luxuries, with never a complaint, a life full of simple joys, happiness and love.
Patricia (Patty) Jones lives in Charleville in outback Queensland.
The first thirty years of her life were spent on remote outback station properties - Old Bando, Minetta, Old Outstation - in south west Queensland, Australia.
When her brother, Kerry developed a brain tumour, the family moved to live in Charleville.