JOURNAL — Queensland

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It's 2018, and my immediate family has come together from all corners of Australia to embark on a road trip, a favourite family pastime and the first we've had in a long while. We've arrived in Townsville, where at 94 years old my Grandfather still lives (on his own!) in the old Queenslander where my mother grew up. We’re here to take him on a special trip to his old hometown of Homestead and nearby Pentland.  Granddad (Harry) and his little brother Joe (Henry), the last surviving siblings from a family of eight children, grew up in what was once a bustling sawmill town in North...

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