My Year Without Matches by Claire Dunn | Black Inc.

My Year Without Matches: Escaping the city in search of the wild

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About the author

Claire Dunn

Claire Dunn worked for many years as a campaigner for The Wilderness Society and is now a freelance journalist, writing for The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, while studying postgraduate psychology. Claire is a passionate advocate …

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Praise for My Year Without Matches

‘A brave and adventurous book ... Claire's writing is full of life and profound surprises.’ —Anne Deveson

‘An entertaining look at how Dunn survived for four seasons in a 'hundred acres of baking scrubland’ —Sun Herald 


‘With earthy, expressive honesty she shares her struggles [and] the swooping highs of crafting life out of a block of unforgiving scrub… by sharing such an intimate journey, Claire has given us all a gift.’ —WellBeing Magazine