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John Davis
talks about his father's property; his schooling; sheep country; Yanco Agricultural College; writing poetry; his first poetry award; Bush Poets Championship, his book 'Bushman's tales: the way I see it'; experiences following schooling, marriage, mustering cattle, marking lambs, horses, motorbikes; Smith & Taylor's; dingoes; Urella Downs; Smiths at Moalie Park, Tibooburra; Harold Higson, Kidman manager; Piampa; Jack Toohey; Whyjonta; Caldwells; Yantara; moving to New England, working in apple orchard; cattle work; leaving Salisbury, N.S.W. to a property near Canberra; leaving the property and buying a house in Canberra; buying a small property and a supermarket (which was burnt out); buying a further property; retiring 2003; bush poetry; travelling Australia; visits to Northern Territory and the Gulf stations.
http://nla.gov.au/nla.oh-vn4318598

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