Phil Leighton-Daly has worked for 40 years as a school teacher. He has primarily served in one and two teacher schools, teaching two of his children for the full extent of their infants/primary education. Many of his later years have been spent in the historic Goulburn District where he has spent many pleasant hours exploring the rugged Bungonia wilderness. Phil is a keen sportsman with interests predominantly in cricket, tennis, swimming, kayaking and rugby league football. Currently he teaches swimming for the NSW Department of Education and Training. Phil has published six books over twelve years with a focus on the environment and social history.
Kenmore Psychiatric Hospital - Wednesday's Child
Large mental care institutions such as Kenmore and Morisset once accommodated up to 1400 and 1500 mental health patients respectively. Here was a serious attempt to provide for the needs of the disadvantaged. This is a reflective history of the large mental health institution at Kenmore. Curiously t...