More February books

The Dark of Summer by Eric Linklater. This is a book borrowed from the library and one by an older author.  I had heard of this author but hadn’t read any of his books. He wrote novels, historical fiction, military history, travel and children’s books. “In the early years of World War II, an army…

Tuesday Travels. . . .National Portrait Gallery, Canberra

“Look into the eyes of over 400 people who’ve shaped the nation at the National Portrait Gallery, on the shores of Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin.” On a recent visit to Canberra that is exactly what we did.  There was a particular part of the gallery devoted to an exhibition of Women in Focus. This Gallery…