Memoir: Dodge’s Paddock – A country lad’s reflections

Allan Barden makes his Almanac debut with lovely memoir about his Tasmanian childhood. The Dodge family paddock was the sporting and social hub for a colourful cast of characters.

Almanac Backyards – Backyard Bliss

Craig Dodson’s article on backyard space caused Pamela Sherpa to reflect on her own blissful childhood spent outdoors.