A savage storm struck the farm. The lightning flashed and the thunder roared in the most terrifying way . . . . At the height of the storm, lightning struck a big, old, dead tree on the hill near the cow stalls. Bug chunks of wood were thrown in all directions and a fire burst out in what was left of the trunk. The fire blazed like a gigantic torch . . .
Bill's Bush Adventures tells 40 stories of growing up in the Australian bush - and shares the many lessons learned.