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Books of wonder: reviewing Ice and Picnic at Hanging Rock

There are stupid ideas. And I had one. Why not review two genre-bending works of fiction, both by female British Commonwealth authors, both published in 1967? 838 more words


ON THIS DAY: November 16, 2017

November 16th is

National Button Day *

Have a Party with Your Bear Day

National Fast Food Day


International Day for Tolerance * 1,405 more words


Picnic at Hanging Rock

A Thrill and a Chill

Picnic at Hanging Rock

by Tom Wright, adapted from a novel by Joan Lindsay

Wild Duck Theatre at OSO Arts Centre, Barnes until 18th November… 821 more words


November 16 in history

42 BC – Tiberius, Roman emperor, was born (d. 37).

1272 – While travelling during the Ninth CrusadePrince Edward became King of England upon Henry III’s death, but he will not return to England for nearly two years to assume the throne. 607 more words


Where’s Miranda? 50 years of Picnic at Hanging Rock

By Angharad Lodwick

In 1967 a book was published that has haunted Australia for 50 years. To celebrate this milestone, the National Library of Australia… 1,229 more words

National Library Of Australia

Readathon Ready

The house is clean. The apples have been picked. The stack of books lie in wait. Tomorrow is Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon, a blogging event I took part of at its inception, now faithfully carried on by… 206 more words

Holiday Reading

I’m off to the land of sun, sea and demons (i.e. Mallorca) at the end of the week, so I thought I’d share with you my holiday reading. 777 more words

Agatha Christie