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A selection of E. J. Banfield's unknown and little-known writings including articles originally published as columns in the North Queensland Register and other newspapers.
* Contents derived from the St Lucia,Indooroopilly - St Lucia area,Brisbane - North West,Brisbane,Queensland,:University of Queensland Press,1989 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
In his 'Prefatory' remarks, Banfield introduces the 'Southern Scenes Revisited' series, which will be based on notes made in Victoria and New South Wales. Banfield then describes Mr Joseph Barracluff's ostrich farm near South Head Lighthouse, Sydney. He discusses the breeding, nurture and financial value of ostriches.
Note: This publication, entitled 'Ostrich Farming,' excludes the original essay's preface.
Banfield describes the exodus from Melbourne to the bush for the Easter holiday along the Gembrook train line. Banfield arrives by train at Emerald, where he visits the estate of Mr C. A. Nobelius, which has extensive orchards of numerous popular and rare fruits.