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Interview with Mike Shanahan

The first interview of the year is with author Mike Shanahan, another talented Unbounder.  Thanks for joining us, Mike!

1) To start with, could you introduce yourself and tell us about your current project? 1,666 more words

Larry King Visits His Daughter's Class

All that I can remember of this dream from last night is that I was inside a fictional house with some of my family, it was probably night, and this house was where my aunt JE’s house should be. 1,965 more words

Dreams

[Book-a-Leafing] Ladders to Heaven

(Shanahan. Unbound 2016)

Listening to: Enya, Storms in Africa

“Dear Reader: You and I are related, both in blood and through figs.”

Figs have been part of my story…

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Book Reviews

Cleaning Up the Garden: a Passage into Winter

During the past several weekends, I have been cleaning up my garden to prepare for the coming winter months. Bit by bit, I approached this annual seasonal project: I pulled up the remaining pepper and tomato plants, pruned bushes and shrubs, dumped potting soil into the compost bin and pile, put away chairs and tables, and swept the deck. 315 more words

Contemplation

Community Open Day - newly upgraded Alexandra Canal

This morning I went to the Community Open Day celebrating the newly upgraded Alexandra Canal & other works beside Tempe Recreation Reserve.

The event was opened by an indigenous man who said the area was near enough to the meeting point of three indigenous tribes.  1,478 more words

Urban Wildlife

Go FIGure!

On the next day, when they had left Bethany, He became hungry. Seeing at a distance a fig tree in leaf, He went to see if perhaps He would find anything on it; and when He came to it, He found nothing but leaves, for it was not the season for figs. 1,061 more words

Daily Life

Raised footpath to protect significant tree

I was really happy to see that the Inner West Council is installing a raised wooden footpath over the tree roots of one of the significant Fig trees in Camperdown Oval.  172 more words

Urban Forest