Tag Archives: New Zealand

The Castaways of Disappointment Island.

When I was a child we had a bookcase with books my father had acquired over the years. He had a complete set of Dickens and of H.G. Wells, bought I think as a series, through a newspaper offer. Bookcases … Continue reading

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The Colour: Rose Tremain

Gold Rush. New Zealand. Leaving the home country. Each of these is one of my life’s tangents. I have lived in California for forty years, and seen Gold Rush sites and history. I have a son in New Zealand and … Continue reading

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