Saturday 10 August 4.30pm - 5.30pm Capital Theatre
When British colonialists came to this country, most of them couldn't actually see it, so fixed in a European mindset were their ideas of beauty and functionality. Gradually, as the population changed and indigenous culture began to be heard, writers found inspiration in the subtle, enigmatic, delicate landscapes of this country. Gemma Rayner hosts Peter Doherty, Kim Mahood and Charles Massy to talk about where they have found inspiration. Do different landscapes inspire different kinds of writing?