Peter Yeldham.

Stringing words together

At the age of sixteen, I decided to leave school and become a writer. My father thought I was mad.   So did most of my relatives.    I applied to the Herald, but in those days you needed a university degree to even be a copy boy.  So I became a messenger boy at Radio 2GB.

I went there because they produced more radio drama than other networks, and a year later I was writing some of it.   My dad still thought I should take a sensible job in a bank.  People in those days believed banks provided lifetime security    So, my dad asked, would I have lifetime security at  2GB.   “Good God,” I said, “I hope not!”   

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