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The Red Kangaroo 5

by Ethel Castilla (1861- ?) . . . the story continues . . . Theyre made for a paddock holding a great V-shaped disused kangaroo-yard. During the last drive he thought he had seen a red “old man” kangaroo lurking in … Read more

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Ethel Castilla

1861 – see note Australian writer Ethel Castilla was born in Kyneton, Victoria on 19 June 1861. She was the daughter of Frederic Ramos de Castilla, an Englishman of Spanish descent, and May Robertson, daughter of an Edinburgh writer. She was … Read more

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The Red Kangaroo

by Ethel Castilla (1861- ?) Australian writer The Red Kangaroo is the story of a kangaroo hunt that goes wrong in more ways than one. It’s an affair of the heart that lead to unexpected consequences for several people. The spring … Read more

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An Australian Girl

by Ethel Castilla (1861- ?) Australian writer “She’s pretty to walk with, And witty to talk with, And pleasant, too, to think on.” Sir John Suckling. She has a beauty of her own, A beauty of a paler tone Than English belles; … Read more

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