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At the moment I’m recovering from an acute attack of sciatica. The pain is less now but my right thigh is still numb. I’m at the stage where I’m over it. 885 more words

Poem: Humans Part One

Today the clouds hang too low to be real
I’d rather watch them than, oh, never mind
Somebody rolls their eyes
at the thing you fear the most… 39 more words


Ellen van Neerven (ed.), Writing black (#BookReview)

Writing black: New indigenous writing from Australia is one of the productions supported by the Queensland Writers Centre’s if:book that I wrote about in a recent Monday Musings… 1,223 more words

Australian Literature

The Trials of Morrigan Crow

Author: Jessica Townsend

Publisher: Hachette Children’s Books Australia

Published: 10 October 2017

Rating: 5 stars

‘A tornado of questions swirled in her head, and all she could do was try to grab them as they flew by.’ 522 more words


October magazine

Sorry for the delay; the printers have been flat out but I will be picking them up later today and have all the envelopes ready to post them out straight away :) 52 more words


Catherine McKinnon, Storyland (#BookReview)

It is still somewhat controversial for non-indigenous Australian authors to include indigenous characters and concerns in their fiction, as Catherine McKinnon does in Storyland. But there are good arguments for their doing so. 1,180 more words

Australian Literature

#aww2017 Book Review: "A Dangerous Language" by Sulari Gentill

Title: A Dangerous Language (Rowland Sinclair Mysteries #8)
Author: Sulari Gentill
Genre: Historical fiction/mystery
Date Read: 20/09/2017 – 27/09/2017
Rating: ★★★


Leaping into the eighth book in a series without having read the others is a risk. 500 more words