Diana Lawrenson Pages to Places Blog
Welcome to my blog that takes you from pages to places. Come and discover some quirky, little-known, or loose-but-relevant links from books to places around the world. You might even like to add a book suggestion of your own to the topic.
Although Sydney and Hobart were settled decades before Melbourne, the State Library of Victoria was the first free public library in Australia. It opened in 1856. Read More »
Not far from some of the busiest roads in Melbourne, yet in a strangely quiet position by the Yarra River, is the Abbotsford Convent, formerly known as the Convent of the Good Shepherd. Despite its name, the bluestone chapel, three stories Read More »