David Lewis Paget

David Lewis Paget

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Australian Poet, writing since 1966

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Moonta, South Australia, Australia
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AUSTRALIAN POET. Born in Nottingham, lived in Great Barr, Birmingham until the age of 13, when migrated to Australia. Lived in Adelaide, joined Royal Australian Air Force at 21 and became Instrument Fitter on Neptunes, Orions, Mirages and Winjeels. Eight years spent at bases; Edinburgh S.A., Wagga NSW, Townsville Qld., Point Cook Victoria and Williamtown, NSW.
In 1976 fulltime to Flinders University of South Australia, Bachelors degree in English and History. Medical Investigator for Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Senior Project Officer for Community Youth Support Scheme. Chairman of the Northern Yorke Peninsula Community Needs Forum, President of the Moonta Mines Narrow Gauge Railway Committee. Raised the finance for, and built tourist railway from Moonta Mines to the old Moonta Railway Station. Wrote and published a magazine for the unemployed called 'Bread'. Wrote and published monthly magazines 'Trader's Gate' and 'Central Yorke Peninsula Mercury' for three years in the late 1980's. Ran printing and publishing business Mushroom Graphics until 1990, then Cottage Print until 2005.
Father of 7, grandfather of 26, Great-grandfather of 6; until recently was Teaching English at Wenzhou Medical College, an arm of the Wenzhou University, Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China. Now retired and living in Moonta, South Australia, an historical Cornish miners settlement. Author of the non-fiction 'Arrows from Wenzhou', a detailed account of the time spent in China.
Current books available from the author;
1. Pen & Ink, Complete Works 1968-2008; A5 format, 452pp, soft coloured cover.
2. Timepieces, the Narrative Poetry Vol. I; A5 format, 214pp, soft coloured cover.
3. At Journey's End, the Narrative Poetry Vol. II; A5 format, 258pp, soft coloured cover.
4. The Demon Horse on the Carousel - and Other Gothic Delights, A5 format, 242pp, soft coloured cover.
5. Poems of Myth & Scare, A5 format, 193pp, soft coloured cover.
6. The Devil on the Tree, A5 format, 273pp, soft coloured cover.
7. Smugglers Pie, A5 format, 101pp, soft coloured cover.
8. The Season of the Witch, A5 format, 128pp, soft coloured cover.
9. My China, 33 Poems written in and about China, A5 format, 90pp, soft coloured cover.
10. Tales from the Magi, 60 poems, A5 format, 172pp, soft coloured cover.
11. Taking Root, 62 poems, A5 format, 180pp, soft coloured cover.
12. The Red Knight, Medieval Poems, 126pp, soft coloured cover.
13. Arrows from Wenzhou, A year in China, A5 format, 376pp, soft coloured cover
14. The Storm & the Tall-Ship Pier, A5 format, 200pp, soft coloured cover.
15. The Book on the Topmost Shelf, 63 poems, A5 format, 180pp, soft coloured cover.
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ALL BOOKS NOW AVAILABLE AS PAPERBACKS FROM LULU.COM
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Video readings on Writerscafe -

The Hand of Tong Bao Lin
www.writerscafe.org/writing/Dawei/1154637/
The Demon Horse on the Carousel
www.writerscafe.org/writing/Dawei/1146567/
The Scribe in the Woods of Time
www.writerscafe.org/writing/Dawei/1141302/
The Great Eastern
www.writerscafe.org/writing/Dawei/1134421/
Lightning Jack
www.writerscafe.org/writing/Dawei/1112562/
The Myth Maker
www.writerscafe.org/writing/Dawei/1110769/
The Wedding of Jenny McGill
www.writerscafe.org/writing/Dawei/1107506/
The Key
www.writerscafe.org/writing/Dawei/1237173/

To access and read an earlier book of mine, 'Ishtar', go to - http://www.angelfire.com/on/ishtar/index.html


TO ALL MY READERS - IF YOU'RE INTERESTED ENOUGH TO READ, PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT. ONLY 10% OF READERS ARE CURRENTLY LEAVING ANY SIGN OF THEIR PRESENCE - DAVID

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Posted 11 Months Ago


A very Happy Christmas to my friend ~ I hope you are well and life is bright, warm and wonderful xxxxx

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Posted 1 Year Ago


Yes, unfortunate that. I was 19 the day he was assassinated Tate. Thanks for the greeting.

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Posted 1 Year Ago


Happy Birthday David. May this day be a great milestone in your life as It was in history

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Posted 1 Year Ago


Thanks Sheila, I am! All that cake, but somebody's got to eat it - lol.

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Posted 1 Year Ago


Thanks Emma Joy. Smile alright, the little rascal escaped from my slippers...

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SO hope this makes you smile, did me but then, I'm peculiar and you're not - very! Happy everything, my friend.

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Posted 1 Year Ago


Hey Dave sorry that took so long I was up in Tiffin visiting my friend George I had his wedding video from 1957 converted to a dvd and took it up to them .it was a 8mm film that no one had seen in 30 yrs. I posted the new one Hope you like it.

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Posted 1 Year Ago


Done, Dave However If I might say so looking back on the recording of Lightning Jack and this one now you seem to have gotten younger. Man you look better healthier now.

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Posted 1 Year Ago


Thank you...I really do appreciate your writing and look forward to reading more.