- The above are items of memorabilia belonging to the author. Some of the Gould League badges are hand-me-downs from siblings, while other badges represent annual membership when the author belonged to the League during primary school years.
- The pennant of Aboriginal Art of the kangaroo was obtained in a childhood visit to the nineteenth century fort that was built at La Perouse (Botany Bay) and is situated in close proximity to an Aboriginal community.
- The RSPCA bookmark is a childhood reminder of life with companion animals and of the author’s lifelong past-time of reading.
Below is a copy of a tract obtained from an English antiquarian book dealer. The tract is an extract of a sermon delivered at Westminster Abbey on 18 August, 1889 by Brooke Foss Westcott (1825-1901). It was distributed by the National Anti-Vivisection Society (Victoria Street, London).