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Chris Wallace- Crabbe celebrates the life and works of fellow poet Peter Porter. 

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    y separately published work icon Island no. 149 2017 11563457 2017 periodical issue

    'Eighteen months ago, at the fag end of a mild New South Wales winter, I moved with my family from the Blue Mountains outside Sydney to South America : Chile first, then Argentina, and ultimately Easter Island, to research a book about my family. They were Scottish merchants, those forbears, Wee Free Protestants with a Bible in one hand and an account ledger in the other. Who set up business in Valparaiso, Chile, in the mid-nineteenth century and then went about becoming rich.'  (Editorial)

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