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A surprise awaits . . .

It’s not often I get taken by surprise.

Even during the birth of my second child, I thought I was having a girl. I wasn’t surprised when the midwife told me it was a boy because the only feeling running through me was sheer relief that he was finally out and in one piece. 396 more words


A Word in Your Ear

The first session I attended at this year’s Bendigo Writers Festival turned out to be one of my favourites. I had never heard of the speaker before, but I love words, and I love word puzzles, so this one practically jumped off the program at me. 249 more words

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A day full of goodies

I’m one of those people who are usually organised when it relates to university studies. I research, collate and print anything that will equip me for the coming semester.  256 more words


This is where I belong

This year marked my third time attending the Bendigo Writers Festival. The first year, I participated as a volunteer whose task it was to man the doors of the sessions and count how many people attended each one. 370 more words

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How I landed the best job at the Bendigo Writer's Festival

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been ‘snap happy’.

I would grab Mum’s camera and insist on playing the photographer for special events. 426 more words


Talking taboo: feminism and gender equality

Feminism is not a dirty word. Despite what we’re told in the media and all over the internet, the demand for gender equality is not a radical movement. 571 more words

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Not just for writers, something for everybody

One of the things I love the most about writers festivals is the inclusiveness. Now admittedly, having only attended the same festival three years in a row, I can’t really speak for writers festivals as a whole. 247 more words

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