Farthing-Knight, Catherine

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FARTHING-KNIGHT, Catherine. Australian, b. 1933. Genres: Autobiography/Memoirs, Children's fiction. Career: C.S.I.R.O., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, map drawing, 1953; writer, painter, and poet. Girl Guide leader in Papua New Guinea, 1967-71, and in Melbourne, 1972-84; "Meal on Wheels" district commissioner in Papua New Guinea, 1967-71. Pianist for Spastic Society, 1972-86, and for Villa Maria School for the Blind, 1994-96. Silk paintings exhibited in 1996. Publications: Days with Gran, 1995. Address: 34 College St., Hawthorn, VIC 3122, Australia.