A Wattle Badge [letter from Agnes L. Kettlewell, 15 August 1914]

[Editor: This letter from Agnes L. Kettlewell (nee Storrie), regarding the Wattle Day League, was published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 15 August 1914 (during World War One).] A Wattle Badge. To the Editor of the Herald. Sir, — It may interest your readers to know that the Wattle Day League is taking steps to […]

Grapes from a thorn [short story by Agnes L. Storrie, 15 October 1887]

[Editor: This short story by Agnes L. Storrie was published in The Adelaide Observer, 15 October 1887.] The story-teller. Grapes from a thorn. A short story. [By “Ayea” — Agnes L. Storrie, Glenelg.] Being the First-prize Novelette at the S. A. Literary Societies’ Union Competition, September 22,1887. [Published by permission of the Executive Committee of […]

The great vengeance [short story by Agnes L. Storrie, 5 November 1904]

[Editor: A short story by Agnes L. Storrie. Published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 5 November 1904.] The great vengeance. The Principle of Human Life at last rebelled. “Behold me,” it cried, “I, the ultimate word of Omnipotence, the crowning blossom of the whole scheme of creation. What have I become? To what nameless degradation […]

Wattle Day [letter from Agnes L. Kettlewell, 31 August 1910]

[Editor: This letter from Agnes L. Kettlewell (nee Storrie) regarding Wattle Day and the Wattle Day League was published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 31 August 1910.] Wattle Day. As secretary and one of the original conveners of the Wattle Day League, it has been my duty to introduce, in many ways, the ideas of […]

A Draught [poem by Agnes L. Storrie, 11 May 1912]

[Editor: A poem by Agnes L. Storrie. Published in The Australasian, 11 May 1912.] A Draught. Give me to drink of love’s own cup, No flat and home-brewed potion, Drawn from th’ emasculated lees Of orthodox emotion; Nor cheap and dull domestic draught, That every lip may share, The beverage of the table d’hote, Life’s […]