Writing in Sydney

The Sydney Writers’ Festival is underway, with a range of interesting events centred around storytelling and the nice tagline ‘it’s thinking season’. So I thought I’d take a look at the history of the written word in our city. The Dictionary has a wonderfully detailed...

Women’s Sydney

What was life like for women living in Sydney during the early 20th century? Dictionary of Sydney contributor Delia Falconer paints a colourful picture of bohemian enclaves and the freedom of the city in her essay A City of One’s Own. From the 1920s, there was a...