For it is in the simple act of reading where the living and the dead, the real and the imagined, meet. It is in the simple act of reading where we exercise those two most sacred of human vocations: compassion and creativity. For as we know, without either of these primes there is no possibility for a humanity present or past worth talking about. Junot Diaz
‘Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.’Groucho Marx.
What was it like that day when the First Fleet sailed into Port Jackson?