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‘Going down another lane’ book review

posted Oct 6, 2021, 11:12 PM by Posts Editor   [ updated Oct 6, 2021, 11:12 PM]

From the review of John Young’s autobiography in ‘Afloat’ magazine: 

‘Over the past 85+ years Dr John Young (BA, MA Auckland, MA Oxford, PhD ANU), English-born actor, author, boat-builder, boxer, Pacific historian and voyager, conservationist, environmentalist, community developer, technical educator, and all-round social entrepreneur, has gone down a great many lanes, by-ways and highways. What makes this lengthy but lively life-story of particular interest to readers of Afloat is its connecting theme:  building, sailing, and messing about in boats, especially wooden ones.’

What they missed was ‘and genuine good bloke’.  For more read https://www.afloat.com.au/2021/09/10/book-review-going-down-another-lane/

If you don’t already have a copy of the book it is available at the Franklin Post Office or online (Amazon).