Book: On The Receiving End

(draft content as at 2022-06-23)

 

Volume 0:      About This Book:   ‘On The Receiving End’

  • Why the title?
  • Why I scribe it?
    • Raison D’Etre – a vital history of a community valuing a special place
  • Publication format: as a webbook, instead of printed or eBook EPUB?
  • Choosing nonfictional subjectivity, honestly!
  • Who Benefits?
    • Publicly available – print, download
    • Free, I do not earn a cent, rather expend 
    • My PhD postnominals
  • Becoming a Dynamic Book – perpetual, protocoled delegation for ongoing authorship..intergenerationally?

 

Volume 1:      A Special Place:  Katoomba Falls Creek Valley

 

 

Volume 2:      A Pre-1957 Impoverished Rich History of The Valley (‘The Gully‘)

 

 

Volume 3:     1957 and Blue Mountains Council’s Catalina Racetrack Invasion

 

 

Volume 4:     Local Activism:  Friends of Katoomba Falls Creek Valley Inc.

 

 

Volume 5:     A Litany of Selfish Threats to ‘The Valley’

 

 

Volume 6:     Neil’s Community Vision  ‘The Gully Guardians’

 

 

Volume 7:     On The Receiving End –  Blue Mountains Council’s Bureaucratic Hate and Thwarting of Local Community Goodwill

 

 

Volume 8:    Reports and Plans for The Valley over decades..all systemically  mothballed by Council

 

Volume 9:     Gundungurra Elders Usurping Control over The Valley 

 

 

Volume 10:     Blue Mountains Council’s Planetary Health Centre confidentially pardons its Katoomba Golf Course Scam

 

 

Volume 11:     The Litany of Selfish Threats to ‘The Valley’ Perpetuates

 

 

Volume 12:     References

  • Neil Stuart’s 26 years of passionate volunteerism for the local community 
  • The Neil Lewis Stuart Archive
  • Special Credits
  • Acknowledgements
  • Bibliography
  • Media – images, photographs, maps, audios, videos, ephemera

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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