Category Archives: Convicts

Roses from the Heart

in Tasmania this year, it was my absolute pleasure to meet Dr Christina Henri, who has been ‘artist in residence’ at Cascades, the female convict factory in Hobart. Christina has made it her life’s work to honour each of the … Continue reading

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A Twelve Thousand Mile Journey

As we travelled to Australia in Business Class this time, a decision made because of age and infirmity (not mine), I pondered on the journey my ladies took in such different circumstances almost two hundred years ago. Our journey with … Continue reading

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