Tag: Ian C. Smith

  • Wrecked on Rakia

    Wrecked on Rakia

    By Ian C. Smith,   I didn’t yet know what the obscure legacy of becoming a mature-age undergraduate would mean.  For a first-year history assignment I chose to research immigrants’ difficulties with assimilation in Australia.  Familiar with hard-slog picking in a drained swamp where magnificent vegetables grew in thick mud like black treacle known as…