Rosa Praed, Sister Sorrow (review)

Rosa Praed, Sister Sorrow (review)

by Jessica White. “I was brought to the belief that there could be no such recent starting-point for an association like ours. It seemed far more reasonable to conclude that it had existed in past lives and that our attraction towards each other in this one, was the result of subconscious recognition”

Ada Cambridge, The Fourth Home (extract)

Ada Cambridge, The Fourth Home (extract)

by Ada Cambridge Ada Cambridge’s fourth home in Australia was Ballan, where she and her husband, George Cross, arrived in 1875. This extract is from Chapter X of Cambridge’s memoir Thirty Years in Australia. Sad indeed was the breaking-up of that pleasant...
Patricia Wrightson and appropriation

Patricia Wrightson and appropriation

by Michelle Scott Tucker. “White societies [display] the impulse to acquire whatever is of value in Indigenous culture while consigning the bearers of that culture to invisibility or extinction.” (Attebery)