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Liz Byrski: In Love and War, and Lena

Liz Byrski was interviewed recently on WritingWA‘s Cover to Cover, about her most recent book, In Love and War: Nursing Heroes. Cover to Cover… 125 more words


Liz Byrski, In Love and War

I was very fortunate to attend a talk presented by Liz Byrski at the Ballajura Community Library last weekend.  Liz shared with us the journey of writing her wonderful new book… 134 more words

Writing Life

In Love and War: Nursing Heroes by Liz Byrski

In brief: A combination of memoir and look at the nurses who were involved with the Guinea Pig Club in World War II.

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Book Review

Mailbox Monday 13/4/15

Things have been very busy this week with some unexpected circumstances complicating things and shortening my (limited) leisure time! Thank goodness for stability with the mail. 210 more words

Mailbox Monday

Do you have to count them all........

It seems that unknowingly ageing has been the subject of choice in my life this week.

The Golfer had me in stitches the other week describing how he felt when a young man offered him a seat on the tram – well that was nothing to how I felt at the gym the other day when a young thing at the desk asked me if I had booked into the right class (body’pump) ‘don’t you mean the seniors low impact class’ she said.   352 more words

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Family Secrets by Liz Byrski

I haven’t read a Liz Byrski for a while and picked up this one on a whim. I remember hearing Liz talk a few years ago and when asked why she started writing, she said she was fed up with not being able to read books about people like her, ie a woman in her 40’s, just getting on with her life. 294 more words


What happens when people don't like the main character in your book?

Have you ever read a book that you liked, but you just didn’t love? You’re not sure why, and then it strikes you: you don’t care enough about what happens to the main character. 860 more words