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The Man They Call The Banjo

Event: Musical Drama: The Man They Call the Banjo

Venue : Old Courthouse Hotel, 

Address:  63 Brooke St Smythesdale

Date:  Sunday June 5th 2016; Show 6.30 pm – Special Pre Show meal @ 5 pm  200 more words


How do I even write a short story?

So its been a while since I first posted on Alex, Penned Down. Thirteen days in fact. That’s mostly because I’ve been trying to write an entry for the Banjo Paterson Writing Awards, run by Central West Libraries. 448 more words

Banjo Paterson...Letters to Dead Poets #atozchallenge.

G’day Banjo,

Of course, I couldn’t possibly write my series of Letters to Dead Poets without including you.  Walzing Matilda has long been Australia’s unofficial national anthem and… 974 more words


One Last Winter Warmer

“We each of us fill a very small space
On the great creation’s plan,
If a man don’t keep his lead in the race
There’s plenty more that can; 437 more words

American Beer


I had written him a text
Which I’d sent, hoping the next
Time he came in mobile coverage
He’d have time to say hello.
But I’d heard he’d lost his iPhone, 305 more words


What Elise Wrote-World Poetry Day

I have long loved poetry and wrote a few lines from the  The Highwayman in my novel Castle of Dreams. It is a poem that Stella and Jack loved when they were teenagers and quoted to each other as they walked home together from the school bus. 574 more words

Elise McCune

Peace and Quiet with Banjo Paterson

Life in the fast lane getting you down? You don’t have to go far to recharge your batteries in the total peace and quiet of Wee Jasper, and spend some time with the memory of Australia’s most well-loved poet and writer, A. 511 more words

LFW Your Canberra