Mary Rhyllis Clark

“I came to Australia as a ten-pound-Pom in the early 1970s and looking back, am amazed and ashamed at how little I knew of the country’s history, its politics, its culture, its people. I had married an Australian in London who had spent his adult life in the UK. He had loved growing up on a small farm in Queensland, running around barefoot at home and riding a pony to school. His primary school in Brisbane was an echo of mine in London – all arithmetic, English, geography, and history …”