of interest

 

Simply Prose

Darwin's account of his time in Australia on the Beagle
No Goose to Cook - by Dudley C. Pye
The Bush - Chapter 12 from Max O'Rell's book, John Bull and Co., The Great Colonial Branches of the Firm. (1894)
The Wreck of the Royal Charter - Chapter II from The Uncommercial Traveller by Charles Dickens