pinchgut


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a niggardly person who starves himself (and others)

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As the title suggests, this story is written in a diary format from the point of view of Persephone (River) Pinchgut. She is the 'younger' twin sister of Portia Flame Pinchgut.
'As we neared Sydney several rocky islets appeared some rising like mined forts and castles, richly adorned with with verdant shrubs down to the edge of the bright clear, deep blue water ...' One of them is named Shark Island; another larger one Garden Island; and a little one, bearing the unmeaning and not very refined name of 'Pinchgut,' is now the site of a small fort or Battery.' This must have been from the revised 1861 edition because the small 'Fort' (Fort Dennison) was not built until the 1850s.
In the same year (1975), Pinchgut Press, initially founded in 1947, emerged from an extended publishing hiatus as the feminist self-publishing venture of Marjorie Pizer and Anne Spencer Parry.
The Australian feminist presses that survived the 1980s--including Sybylla Press, Pinchgut Press, Women's Redress Press and Tantrum Press--were active, though publishing modest numbers of feminist titles in the early 1990s, when several more feminist presses, notably Spinifex Press (1991-), Artemis Publishing (1992-), and ASP House Publishing (1995-), emerged to fill the now clearly-delineated niche.
(22.) Marjorie Pizer, ed., Freedom on the Wallaby: Poems of the Australian People (Sydney: (Pinchgut Press, 1953); J.
He said he became sick when he thought of going to a country, where society was divided into parties, dust blown as well as thrown in your eyes, children ran under your horses' feet, dogs lay about the streets, ladies talked of wool, and dressed like antediluvians; and one beautiful spot of land was called Pinchgut, and another Longbottom.
In 1947, Marjorie Pizer collaboratively founded Pinchgut Press in Sydney with her husband-to-be, Muir Holburn, in order to publish their research on early Australian poets.
He was often in trouble and narrowly escaped being hanged and was one of the first to be 'exiled' to Pinchgut. He was sent to Norfolk Island in 1792 where he seems to have worked on a land grant.