- Press Release
The Family That Left Home and Never Returned
Imagine leaving everything you know—your job, family, friends; your country—and setting off on a journey that will take you 20,000 km across the planet to a remote, isolated town where you are not known, have no job and must begin creating your life; would you do it?
Stephen Outram's new book, The First Five Years, tells the true story of a small English family that left home to go and forge a new life in Australia. Their first five years in the small, isolated town of Port Hedland, which regularly experienced searing heat, cyclones and offered very basic facilities, required courage, guts and the willingness to do whatever it took and not give up on their dreams.
STEPHEN OUTRAM has enjoyed successful careers in architecture, illustration, design, IT, and now writing with over 7 books published and more to come.