26 Friends is a reference to the letters of the english alphabet. letters (and the words they make) are my main tools of trade.
26 Friends aims to inform, uplift, entertain and occasionally challenge readers.

Alpaca backer

This story goes back to 1990, when I was working as a freelance journalist and photographer. I met Judy Pearce at her farm in the New South Wales Southern Highlands just after she had taken delivery of six alpacas from a leading stud in the United States. Judy was one of the pioneers of the alpaca industry in Australia. You can read her story here.

The decline of rural railways

The flying padre