Another fascinating and inspiring book on rural adventures from acclaimed author Thea Hayes, the bestselling author of An Outback Nurse has just been released.
Hayes has spent 20 years living and working on Wave Hill Station in the Northern Territory. She first arrived as a 22-year old nurse from Sydney to her rural Australian life in rural Queensland. She had a short stint running a shop in Toogoolawah and then moved onto dairy and cattle farming. She also worked as a nurse in hospitals and nursing home. Thea Hayes has had an eternally colourful and varied life in rural Australia, with a multitude of fascinating experiences.
At 65, Hayes moved back to London after her losing her husband Ralph. She wanted to work as a nurse and travel around Europe. However, love found her again with a country boy from Western Australia, beginning her new life with Bob with a caravan, a dangerous farming floodplain and life of laughter and happiness. Her latest release, A Country Nurse charts Hayes’ rich and inspiring life, from Wave Hill to North Stradbroke Island, then to London and back to Riverina in New South Wales, and just about everything in between.The story of an ordinary girl from Woollongong who lives her life extraordinarily.
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