Now reading: Journey to Horseshoe Bend, by TGH Strehlow

TGH Strehlow,¬†Journey to Horseshoe Bend (Rigby 1978 reprint) For anyone even remotely interested in the intercultural history and landscape of Central Australia, this small volume is revered as being one of the gospel texts. A ‘true’ story of the struggle¬†between life and death, and of faith, whilst travelling through a landscape whose mythological essence continues…

Now reading: A country in mind, by Saskia Beudel

Saskia Beudel, A country in mind: memoir with landscape (UWAP 2013) Although the cover image (of a bushwalker, large pack on back, standing amongst footprints on sand with, apart from her shadow, no other distinguishing features) and the blurb (about trekking in Central Australia, Tasmania, Ladakh, and the outward journey and the inward journey that…