Dame Mary Gilmore [10 February 1937]

[Editor: This article about Mary Gilmore was published in The Sydney Mail, 10 February 1937.] Dame Mary Gilmore Among the honours which were announced last week, none was more rightly earned or more generally approved than the Dame Commandership of the British Empire bestowed upon Mrs. Mary Gilmore, poetess, author, and social worker. Dame Mary […]

Garchooka, the Cockatoo [poem by Rex Ingamells, July 1937]

[Editor: This poem by Rex Ingamells was published in Venture: An Australian Literary Quarterly (Adelaide), July 1937.] Garchooka, the Cockatoo. While now the waters, wind-stirred and red-glowing, Shadowed by the evening gloom of gums, Bend in their banks the way the day is going, While a dusk-gold haze of insects comes Over the ripples in […]

Editorial: Concerning environmental values [by Rex Ingamells, July 1937]

[Editor: This article by Rex Ingamells was published in Venture: An Australian Literary Quarterly (Adelaide), July 1937.] Editorial. Concerning environmental values. § 1. The natural distinctiveness of the Australian continent from other lands of the world is too fundamental to vanish in the period of human history. The massive gum trees along the banks of […]

A Song of Youth [poem by L. E. Homfray, 20 July 1937]

[Editor: This poem by L. E. Homfray was published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 20 July 1937.] A Song of Youth. The world is ours, and our hearts are light, Join with us in a happy song. The spirit of youth is ours to-day, Merrily, merrily, march along. The golden moments go fleeting by, All […]

Dreams [poem by L. E. Homfray, 12 January 1937]

[Editor: This poem by L. E. Homfray was published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 12 January 1937.] Dreams. When dreams come true, my dearest — When heart meets heart again, Shall we forget the parting — Shall we forget the pain? Those days of dark estrangement, And nights of vain regret, In some far-distant country, […]