Marginalia — Westerly Centre

Small-m mentor: Terri-ann White remembers Veronica Brady (1929-2015)

Terri-ann White Veronica Brady Westerly Centre

My testimony is all about care and community.

I was straight out of university, after a detour in rock and roll entrepreneurship: wild nights and risky behavior. At 23, because in those days BA degrees could last as long as you wanted them to, I opened a bookshop in Perth. A bookshop full of books I was interested in – one of those rare enterprises where self-interest works. Through my role as owner and operator of this bookshop, I was initiated into another world: of ideas, passion, politics and commitment to a personal ethics of care and responsibility.

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