Launching Bantam with Alexis Wright’s chooks

We, Michael and Terry, launched Bantam in Alice Springs in 2002. Alexis Wright brought one of her chooks to the launch – on a roasting 42 degree day with parching desert winds sweeping across central Australia. Dust was blowing everywhere. It was quite the opposite of damp muddy Cygnet (oops, I mean Bantam).

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Michael and Terry and Alexis Wright's chooks
Michael and Terry in Alexis Wright’s chookyard, before the launch of Bantam.

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