Apparently we’re going to a demo. I’ve seen pictures of demos in the
newspapers of course–people marching down the street, holding banners
and bits of cardboard with signs on them... But this demo sounded like
it was just for women. I didn’t get it.
Jan Packard starts a
diary because she is bored, but she suddenly finds there is a lot
happening around her. Everyone seems to be changing and doing things she
Her mum is attending consciousness-raising meetings,
her best friend has gone boy-crazy, she discovers her older brother was a
draft dodger during the Vietnam war and there are protests and politics
everywhere. From the brilliant My Australian Story series.