Conspiracy of silence

I have not done a book post for a while, but I have just read Timothy Bottoms' well researched Conspiracy of Silence:Queensland's Frontier Killing Time, as suggested by the title, Bottoms thesis has as much to do with the active obscuring of the history of Queensland's frontier violence, as with documenting the violence itself. He … Continue reading Conspiracy of silence

Stranger Country

The quest to find yourself and your place in the world might be a cliche but it is a quest many of us can relate to, quitting the unfulfilling job and embarking on a journey to answer fundamental questions of identity and belonging. Monica Tan’s Stranger Country, documents a personal 30,000 km solo journey around … Continue reading Stranger Country