September 2018

Melton Mowbray

2018-07-26T10:44:24+10:00By |Categories: 30 Stories in 30 Days, Sound|Tags: , , , , , |

In the last week of January 2016, Tasmania experienced floods and fires simultaneously. This wild weather came at the end of over a year of drought throughout most of the island. This is the story of a family from the midlands during that time. A father writes to his far-away young adult daughter, conveying the burdens of the year, and asking her to visit him.

A Welshman in Israel

2018-07-26T10:44:33+10:00By |Categories: 30 Stories in 30 Days, Photograph by Andrew Wilson, Sound|Tags: , , , |

As a 25-year-old Bob Frost found himself in Israel setting up the first Hertz car rental operation in that part of the world. It was the late 1960s and just as he was setting up the business trouble struck, and there he was in the middle of the Six-Day War. Bob tells his story from his Franklin home in southern Tasmania.