[ilds] Aussie Census

Michael Haag michaelhaag at btinternet.com
Thu Jul 5 16:46:25 PDT 2007

At last, a breath of fresh air.  A woman who admits to thinking Durrell 
was a male chauvinist pig.  I would like to hear more.


On Thursday, July 5, 2007, at 07:23  pm, Denise Tart & David Green 

> The Greens
> David (age 47) occupation: School teacher (History, English 
> Geography). Previous jobs: Sales representative, freelance writer, 
> picture framer, farm labourer. Hobbies: Pot plants, wine, history, 
> reading Durrell books.
> Denise (age 47) Occupation: travel agent and marriage celebrant. 
> Previous jobs: conference manager, sales representative (minster FM, 
> Yorkshire), research assistant, Australian Film and Television Corp.
> Hobbies: Crested ware at Newington College, wine, reading fiction 
> generally, historic houses trust.
> Note: Denise has read Bitter Lemons, but no other Durrell books. tends 
> to think Durrell was a male chauvenist pig but does agree that he was 
> a witty rascal and an excellent writer.
> Hope this is enough data Bruce.
> David (whitewine)
> PS as of yesterday there are 21 million people in Australia almost all 
> of whom have never heard of Lawrence Durrell. Durrell never came here 
> but he does mention Australia in Bitter Lemons - Mr Honey the 
> alcoholic hole digger is described as trying to dig his way to 
> Australia to escape from Cyprus and make a better life. Perhaps others 
> did too for there are many Greek Cypriots in Australia, most of them 
> in Melbourne, the third largest Greek city in the world after Athens 
> and Thesalonika.
> Denise Tart & David Green
> 16 William Street, Marrickville NSW 2204
> Sydney, Australia
> +61 2 9564 6165
> 0412 707 625
> dtart at bigpond.net.au
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