DRAWN from articles which have appeared in the local magazine My Village News, now Village Voice, these 50 stories, featuring characters, events and locations, add to the rich history of New Farm, Teneriffe, Newstead and Bowen Hills.

More than 200 photographs have been included, as well as in some cases, a ‘postscript’ to update the story or to include useful additional information.

Well-known Queensland historian and author, Helen Gregory, offers her historical adjudication: “Engaging writing about intriguing subjects makes this book a delight, strongly conveying a sense of place that is New Farm…”

The vibrant cover, depicting a Jacaranda in Newstead Park, comes courtesy of renowned Brisbane artist, David Hinchliffe.