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Saturday, May 10, 2014

For the armchair traveller

 

I never come back from the markets without a bunch of books and today is no exception: The Forgotten Islands is full of tales of shipwrecks and sealers among the islands of Bass Strait, and The Khyber Pass, a fascinating history of empire and invasion.

Another travel book of sorts is Dating Aphrodite which is part history, part travel book through ancient Greece and ancient Rome.

And I was fortunate to find a well-preserved copy of Call me when the Cross turns over by D'Arcy Niland of Shiralee fame.

That's enough reading for the next few autumn evenings. Call me when the Cross turns over!