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A rediscovered slice of Sydney's history - 'The Floating Garden' by Emma Ashmere

The Floating Garden is the debut novel by Northern Rivers local, Emma Ashmere. It is set in Sydney in the 1920s, where the arches of the Harbour Bridge are still making their way through the air towards each other. 365 more words

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The house with a 'poo corner' - 'Home Truths' by Mandy Nolan

‘Home Truths’ is Mandy Nolan’s third comedic memoir, following hot on the heels of ‘Boyfriends We’ve All Had (But Shouldn’t Have)’ and ‘What I Would Do If I Were You.’ In ‘Home Truths’ she turns her shrewd gaze to all things domestic. 382 more words

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Loscil's Global Span

Global Span
Mark Mushet travels to a local global soundtrack
(First published in Vancouver Review magazine, Fall, 2004)

First Narrows, a new CD by loscil (local musician Scott Morgan), is a subtle, bewitching piece of electronica. 870 more words


Record Bulletin, 4/29: The Magic Words - "The Day We Ran Away" and The Mountain Goats - "Beat the Champ"

All Relatively Quiet On the Indie Front

Last entry before I’m off. I have a few rough pieces on Wu-Tang’s single-copy album, police violence, Charlie Hebdo and the controversy concerning the PEN award, and some projects concerning top ten lists. 333 more words


An insightful look at morality - His Other House by Sarah Armstrong

‘His Other House’ is Sarah Armstrong’s second book, coming ten years after her Miles Franklin shortlisted debut novel, ‘Salt Rain.’ Both books are set in the Northern Rivers Region and the lush environment is an intrinsic part of the story. 364 more words

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Cup Exhibit - #3

I came away from the SAC Cup Exhibit thinking about dividing my ceramic surfaces into separate areas for decorating.  Two exhibiting artists: Maureen Mills and Rena Hamilton both used designs to create divided spaces on their three dimensional forms in a way that intrigued me. 232 more words

The Japanese Connection

This post originally appeared on Book’d Out

In ‘Arkie’s Pilgrimage to the Next Big Thing’ my protagonist, Arkie, meets her friend, Haruko at Byron Bay railway station on New Year’s Eve. 541 more words

Lisa Walker