Western Australia is less than 200 years old and the earliest settlers suffered from hard times.
Not only were the seasons opposite to those they were accustomed to in Europe but the soils were harsh and conditions primitive.
Should the rains fail then the harvest would be thin.
Of those who tried this life, few succeeded, more by luck than by good management.
The many who failed deserved sympathy yet often were left, sitting dejectedly with broken hearts and broken lives.
I’m interested in what arouses your sympathy