Bullock Teams and The Boy With Blue Trousers

In southeast Queensland in the 1920s, my grandfather worked as a timber cutter driving a bullock team on steeply timbered hillsides

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Of Tools and Implements in Old Nanjing

A writer of historical fiction dwells in the kitchens, barns, boats, farms, stables and workshops of many eras

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Book Review by Theresa Smith Writes

Originally posted on Theresa Smith Writes:
The Concubine’s Child… About the Book: An evocative, multi-generational tale of a family haunted by the death of a young concubine in 1930s Malaysia. In 1930s Malaya a sixteen-year-old girl, dreaming of marriage to her sweetheart, is sold as a concubine to a rich old man desperate for an…

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