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Life-writing by/about Italians in Australia

Life-writing by and about Italians in Australia continues to be a popular field, as John Gatt-Rutter’s The Bilingual Cockatoo: Writing Italian Australian Lives (2014) illustrates. Antonio Sbirziola has been one of its most successful practitioners. 125 more words

Culture And Society

25th April 1915

Having emigrated from England to Australia in about 1912, sculptor Percy Walker Corser joined the Australian Infantry of the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) on 14th August 1914, aged 27 years and five months. 901 more words

First World War

Plight of the Expats

I am proudly South African. For 24 years I have lived an amazing life on the soil where I was born. I have experienced the wonders of diversity one can only find in South Africa. 1,352 more words


Matt’s decided to go and live in Australia. All arrangements to this end are proceeding apace – much to my immense sadness. His flight is booked (end of June); he had obtained the necessary visa within a matter of days of returning from Sydney where he was the best man at his closest (not in the nearest sense, obviously!) friend James’s wedding three weeks ago. 369 more words


Chapter 31: Haute Cuisine on the High Seas

In 1956, I decided to emigrate to Australia.  I travelled on the RMS Strathaird to Melbourne.  Talk about the life of Riley.  Lunch and Dinner were amazing occasions every day for twenty-eight days. 717 more words


New Book Release - Invisible Immigrants: The English in Canada since 1945.

Are you looking for some new reading material? This book has just been brought to our attention and we feel it may be of interest to many of you… 258 more words


My 6 tips for emigrating with children - for BabyCentre.co.uk

Our family has quite a history of moving around with children – our older daughter was born in Germany. When she was five we moved to China. 190 more words