#142: What Have I Learned

We often hear the father of a business makes it, the second generation just keeps it and the third loose it. From my own experience I started out on a road I knew nothing about anything, I was very young with no money, no brains, no experience, nothing, nothing but a...

Shoot Horse Up The Arse

Bemm river Hotel I bought this white Arabian horse off a guy in Orbost he warns me he’s a real mean bastard he bites and tries to kick the school kids coming home from school a truly beautiful looking horse so I buy him and take him home, you can bring him back if he...

Loose A Load Of Beer

I had this old three ton Bedford truck for carting beer from the railways in Orbost to Bemm detouring via all the hotels on my way back, some times it took all day and I got pleasantly pissed calling into the oppositions hotels on the way home, one day the truck was...

#122: Learning To Sell

This hotel was pretty sick trade wise so we concentrated on the bottle shop, it had a two lane drive inn on one side of the pub in Station St, and was one of the busiest corners for traffic in Melbourne, I seen all this traffic as free advertising, when cars were...

Learning To Be A Shit Head

Laurie Stoneman and I did a lot of stupid things we stole the railway trike’s and rode them from Hurstbridge to Diamond creek to go for a swim in the pool we left them on the rail tracks when we returned just near our homes so we didn’t have to walk to far. With...