Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Don Donovan's World - Houses At Richmond, Tasmania
Ramblings of a much published New Zealand author - 23 October 2012
I was born and brought up near Richmond in England and can say that there's no similarity between the English and Tasmanian towns. I guess the name, as are so many Tasmanian names for towns and rivers, came with homesick immigrants - settlers or convicts.