Posts Tagged: australia

On being a good or bad Australian

I’ve often thought that I am a bad Australian. I prefer European History to Australian History, I haven’t visited a great deal of my own country, I haven’t read much Australian fiction. I think my uncle was horrified a couple

On being a good or bad Australian

I’ve often thought that I am a bad Australian. I prefer European History to Australian History, I haven’t visited a great deal of my own country, I haven’t read much Australian fiction. I think my uncle was horrified a couple

On being prim and proper in the bush

I’m not really a bush girl – most of my out-of-doors adventures are at the beach, particularly at Goolwa, the beachside town where my partner’s parents have a shack. This week has been most glorious, as I have stayed down

On being prim and proper in the bush

I’m not really a bush girl – most of my out-of-doors adventures are at the beach, particularly at Goolwa, the beachside town where my partner’s parents have a shack. This week has been most glorious, as I have stayed down

On violet crumbles, milo and Vegemite

Someone commented on my last post that they had never heard of one of my favourite authors, Elizabeth Honey. I’m not surprised, as I don’t know to what extent she is sold outside Australia, since her stories are so Australian.

On violet crumbles, milo and Vegemite

Someone commented on my last post that they had never heard of one of my favourite authors, Elizabeth Honey. I’m not surprised, as I don’t know to what extent she is sold outside Australia, since her stories are so Australian.

On books having expiration dates

Up until now, I hadn’t read any of the Australian titles on the list of 1001 Children’s Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up. I had picked up Ash Road by Ivan Southall by lucky dip, not knowing anything

On books having expiration dates

Up until now, I hadn’t read any of the Australian titles on the list of 1001 Children’s Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up. I had picked up Ash Road by Ivan Southall by lucky dip, not knowing anything