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A super day with the Gruffalo

I won tickets (I am a notorious winner in the 25 word category) to see Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo and many other stories, perform and sing her songs as part of the Sydney Writers Festival.  499 more words


Portrait of Jemma Birrel in The Saturday Paper

You can read my portrait of Jemma Birrell, artistic director of the Sydney Writer’s Festival in The Saturday Paper here.

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The art of asking: Amanda Palmer

On Tuesday I attended Amanda Palmer: The Art of Asking, a Sydney Writers’ Festival event. And I have photos to prove it!

Amongst Amanda’ guests were local writer Tara Moss as well as Neil Gaiman. 102 more words


Instant Beauty.

The other night I drove to get a takeaway meal to share with the Handsome Sidekick for our tea, and the national radio station was replaying… 975 more words