Book Review: What’s Wrong with Anzac

What’s Wrong with Anzac by Marilyn Lake , Henry Reynolds , Joy Damousi  and Mark Mckenna has been on my to-read list since it came out earlier this year. I watched and read with interest all the debate that surrounded its release. I have had a difficult relationship (academically) with Marilyn Lake. For some reason I don’t even … Continue reading

Review: Letters of a Woman Homesteader

I downloaded Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart on the strength of a review on Amazon that said, simply, I wouldn’t regret it. And I didn’t. There are 26 letters, written from Elinore to her previous employer Mrs Coney. They span the years 1909 to 1913 when Elinore took her daughter Jerrine … Continue reading

Kindle Review

Perhaps I should say up front that I just L.O.V.E. my Kindle. Reading, contray to the opinion of all those naysayers of ebooks, is as good and in someways better. While I would never exclusively read on the Kindle (or its later incarnations), I will read lots on it. This is my first ebook device, … Continue reading