Book List 2018

Book List 2018

My reading last year was shaped by my travels – in Japan and Korea in April and May, and South America in the second half of the year. I was surprised at the paucity of titles on Japan and Korea in English – reflecting, I suppose, white Australians’ indifference...
Diario castellano – marzo 2018

Diario castellano – marzo 2018

2 de marzo En las semanas recientes Ben y yo hemos estado juntos constantemente; era un alivio pasar un día solo, con mi escritura y mis pensamientos y un libro de Agatha Christie, Los asesinatos ABC. Paseé al lado del Lago Daylesford: estaba un ganso muerto al lado...
School Stories

School Stories

“And here it is worth noticing a rather curious fact, and that is that the school story is a thing peculiar to England. So far as I know, there are extremely few school stories in foreign languages. The reason, obviously, is that in England education is mainly a...