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S A Henderson was born in South Australia where she attended Largs Bay Primary School and Port Adelaide Girls Technical High School. Entering the workforce in 1969 she was employed for more than 30 years as a Medical Scientist in research and diagnostic laboratories in South Australia and Victoria. She completed an Associate Diploma in Medical Technol. from the University of Sth.Aust. in 1979 and a Master of Medical Science (Cytology) Degree, from CSU in 2002.

Married with two children and three grandchildren, she lives, with a small flock of Merinos and her husband, on a ten acre hobby farm in Muckleford, Victoria. 

Italian Introductions is her first book which she began to write in late 2020 during the COVID 19 restrictions in Victoria.

Italian Introductions

By S A Henderson

RRP: $22.95
ISBN: 9781922701671
If you love Italy or have plans to tour there someday, even if you know the country like the back of your hand – this book is for you.

Welcome to ‘Italian Introductions’ where Rod and Sheryl Henderson, two Australians from Victoria, share tales of touring the highly acclaimed cities and landmarks of Italy and where they immersed themselves in the rich cultural heritage of the country.

Experience Rome; Pisa; Florence; Stresa; Venice; Assisi; Milan; Parma; Genoa and Turin. Sit back and enjoy the natural beauty of the Italian Lakes; the Isle of Capri; the Cinque Terre and the Ligurian Riviera. Take seats at the tables of the ristoranti and bars they pop into to experience renowned Italian regional cuisine and wines. Meet Galileo Galilei; St Francis; Santa Fina; Michelangelo; the Alpini; Ilaria del Carretto and the frog fishermen of Vercelli. Even a young Wolfgang and his father Leopold, make a brief appearance in Venice for Carnevale.

Relax back into your favourite armchair with a glass of Lambrusco (or acqua gassata), some lozenges of mature Parmesan cheese sprinkled with an aged balsamic and enjoy – these Italian Introductions.

“The only thing I found missing while reading this book was my location, I was still in Sydney, but my lord, I was transported to the sounds, smells and enjoyment of an exploring romp through one of the most beautiful countries in the world…what a great book for all to fall in love with Italy…” Connie, Indiebook reviewer

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We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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