Tag Archives: Australia

The Bleating Bush

I became interested in reading The Road From Coorain by Jill Ker Conway after watching a Masterpiece Theatre movie based on the book.  The story intrigued me and I tracked down a copy of the book so that I might … Continue reading

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Tenacity or Stupidity?

I regretfully admit I read 162 pages of The Paperbark Shoe by Goldie Goldbloom before throwing in the towel.  Initially, I was visually seduced by the interesting book jacket and the fact that this book won the 2008 AWF Award. … Continue reading

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The White Mouse

“Freedom is the only thing worth living for.  While I was doing that work I used to think that it didn’t matter if I died, because without freedom there was no point in living.”  – Nancy Wake Nancy Wake: A … Continue reading

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