Lynne Chatterton

First published by Intrepid Traveller, a division of Pulcini Press in 2001

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ISBN 0-473-08231-4 230 pages 4 B & W illustrations.

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Lynne Chatterton and her husband Brian have devoted many years to promoting and explaining dryland farming methods to people in the Middle East and Mediterranean. So much time there, and so little home in Australia provoked a move to an olive grove in Umbria (local metrop. Orvieto) Red Herrings is a record of all these activities: negotiations, interactions and parties in embassies, ministries and high commissions, etc.; much travelling and meeting people - eating their food; much adventure in becoming Italian - even to the extent of being on the local-history committee, true sign of belonging. Lynne Chatterton is good at puncturing stuffed shirts, quick to spot male chauvinism, and hard on colonial hangovers. It is surprising how vigorous these weeds remain. Her liberal sensibilities are often affronted and we suffer with her. It is a most interesting take on life that is at once intensely rooted and local and yet flies far above mundane national boundaries: a model for us all.

Tom Jaine