These stories, these experiences from an early life in Australia for a 15 year old boy who emigrates from Yorkshire UK to Australia, by himself, in the early 1960's are all about feelings. Not just two feelings, good and bad..feelings such as rage, disgust, love, hate, pride, enthusiasm, jealousy, compassion etc. Does it really matter what the feelings are? To be able to feel..something, anything? One can live without their eyesight, difficult but not impossible. Hearing...the same. Sense of smell and taste, life will go on. Loss of a limb, inconvenient but one still lives. Without the ability to 'feel' one is surely not alive. What he has to go through to 'survive. What he learns about himself and his inner strength are told with brutal honesty In the current atmosphere of young people 'suiciding' themselves at an astounding rate, where are the LIVING HEROES who have suffered bullying, beatings, emotional abuse etc., and risen out of their pain and fought back? Yorkys' message to everyone and anyone is, "if i can do it, you can "