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REVIEW: Picnic at Hanging Rock | BSSTC

Valentine’s Day 1900 wasn’t a good day for a picnic at Hanging Rock. What should have been a nice outing for a bunch of giddy, buttoned-up, kid-gloved schoolgirls turned into a nightmare that lives on in our collective psyche. 567 more words


Australian Women Writer's Challenge 2015 - Wrap up

This is the second year that I have participated in the AWWC and not only did I exceed my nominated level, I thoroughly enjoyed every book that I read. 186 more words


Book review: Picnic at Hanging Rock

Today, I’m doing a book review of Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay. This is part of my Book Tour Around the World challenge, and today’s stopover is Australia. 819 more words


November 16 in history

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

1272 – While travelling during the Ninth Crusade, Prince 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. 588 more words


Hanging for the picnic's end

By Michael Burge 

FORTY years since the premier of the Peter Weir film, it’s time for Australians to realise that Picnic at Hanging Rock has kept us completely fooled for five decades. 1,381 more words