Inge Meldgaard

Since Long Ago

Born in Denmark in 1953, I migrated to Australia with my family in 1957. After spending my school years in Yallourn, I moved to Melbourne in 1970 to attend Monash University. Having graduated with a science degree in 1975, I worked in various fields, such as youth work, teaching, politics (with a s…

a children’s game
of laughter and sunshine;
young voices call to each other
in joy.


The following link shows a photo from Wikipedia and depicts children in a Harlem street, circa 1930. The game of leapfrog, it seems, has been played since at least the 1600s