By Robyn Annear
"Just a bit means down Collins road, beside Henry Buck's, is a ceaselessly darkish yet sheltered laneway known as Equitable position. right here you can find a couple of areas to devour and drink. Settle your self within the window of 1, close your eyes, and imagine this scene of yore ..." during this much-loved e-book, Robyn Annear resurrects the village that was once early Melbourne - from the arriving of white settlers in 1835 until eventually the 1st gold rushes shook the city - and brings it to existence in vibrant color. Bearbrass was once one of many neighborhood names wherein Melbourne used to be identified and Annear offers a desirable dwelling portrait of the streetlife of this city. In a full of life and interesting type, she overlays her reinvention of Bearbrass along with her personal impressions and reports of the trendy urban, allowing Melburnians and viewers to visualize the early township and remind themselves of the wealthy heritage that lies underneath present day sleek city. the unique Bearbrass gained the A.A. Phillips Award for Australian reports within the 1995 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards. Robyn Annear is an ex-typist who lives in kingdom Victoria with a person else's husband. She is the writer of A urban misplaced and located, Bearbrass, not anything yet Gold, the guy Who misplaced Himself, and Fly a insurgent Flag. She has additionally written numerous items for The per month journal.