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Rural Dreaming

June 22, 2012

There’s a track winding back …

There's a track winding back...

Image courtesy of jambled on Flickr

 Whether we have grown up in the city and made a tree change or were born in a country town and stuck with it through thick and thin, those of us who live in rural and regional New South Wales feel strongly about the country. Many people have an idealised vision of living in the country  – bucolic, life at a relaxed pace. Of course, real life is complicated, no matter where you live and there are plenty of books, songs, newspapers, blogs and DVDs that show the many aspects of life west of the Great Dividing Range.

A million wild acres by Eric Rolls

 The Fine Colour of Rust  by P A O’Reilly

Dead Heat by Bronwyn Parry

Stefano de Pieri (Mildura)

Sarah Mayberry

Karly Lane

Rachel Johns

The Dish

The Nugget

Outback Magazine

Mary Gilmore

Henry Lawson

Banjo Patterson

Miles Franklin

Mad Dog Morgan

Ben Hall

The Land

ABC Open

ABC Rural

CWA

The Bathurst Advocate on Trove

Style Magazine

Compiled by the NSW Readers Advisory Working Group meeting in Wagga Wagga, NSW.

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