BUTCHER PAPER TEXTA BLACKBOARD AND CHALK is ananthology of lyrics and illustrations by Archie’s late wife and soul-mate, Ruby Hunter, gathered from their travels in Cape York, working with local children.
The book contains a CD of songs recorded by Ruby & Archie as well as a bonus documentary on the flip side.
One Day Hill is a place people can stand one day to look back on our time and say, “This is what mattered”. In every age, there are works of art and acts of public courage that matter. In retrospect, these may be seen as being few and far between, but what is important is that they occur. One act here triggers another act there. Hope is a chain reaction. Read more »
"For those who go across the sea we have this place to share. Wherever I go I always call this...My Island Home." - Ian Thorpe
"...the first time I heard "Took the Children Away" I sat in my car and wept from the bottom of my bones..." - Brian Doyle
"Neil Murray's song is a lyrical tribute to the contrasts and the eternal beauty of an island home we all love." - Jeff McMullen
"Butcher Paper, Texta, Blackboard and chalk is a fitting tribute to a beautiful, determined and talented woman, whose vision has now been realised." - Jen Anderson