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Faces of 1924

For three and a half years I’ve been looking at photos of the 1920s, especially looking at women and fashion, for my manuscript Paris Next Week. 458 more words

A Writing Life

No country for older women

“The strategy behind the casting of younger women will take some explaining.”

IN February, Foxtel and Fremantle Media Australia announced the casting of an eagerly anticipated television adaptation of…

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"Those dark fruitful hours...."

Although we are necessarily concerned, in a chronicle of events, with physical action by the light of day, history suggests that the human spirit wanders farthest in the silent hours between midnight and dawn.

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Natalie Dormer Joins 'PICNIC AT THE HANGING ROCK' Series

Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer has joined Australia’s FOXTEL upcoming drama series, PICNIC AT THE HANGING ROCK!

The series will be based on the 1967 novel by Joan Lindsay. 235 more words


Review: Picnic at Hanging Rock – Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh

First published in The Times, Tuesday January 17 2017

Three Stars

The title is perhaps most familiar to international audiences from Peter Weir’s acclaimed 1975 film adaptation. 374 more words

Theatre Reviews

Picnic at Hanging Rock


Lyceum, Edinburgh

A cult novel by Joan Lindsay that became a cult movie, directed by Peter Weir, Picnic at Hanging Rock has long exerted a powerful influence on the Australian psyche – so much so that even to this day, this entirely fictional story is believed by most Australians to be based on fact. 385 more words