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'I just enjoy working in the industry too much. I still do’

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By Darryl Danielli, 08 February 2016

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After he received his 50th or so rejection letter, Tony Hards could have been forgiven for thinking that perhaps finding a position as an apprentice compositor just wasn’t his destiny.

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