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Warning, The Story of Cyclone Tracy, by Sophie Cunningham

I was alone in the house last Saturday when I began reading Sophie Cunningham’s Warning, The Story of Cyclone Tracy, and a windstorm was brewing.  It was gusting up to almost 60kh/h, which is 7 on the Beaufort scale, almost a gale.  1,161 more words


Sense of place

I recently read (or in one case, am still reading) two interesting books about two very different places.

“Melbourne” by Sophie Cunningham is a reflection on what it means to be from Melbourne, and a celebration of the city. 567 more words

Cyclone Tracy: What we remember and what we'd rather forget

Sophie Cunningham delivered the 2014 Thea Astley Lecture at the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival and spoke about what it’s like to be a part of a highly traumatic event and the way we remember it later on. 158 more words

Byron Bay Writers' Festival