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It has been a busy week for me as I have organised the local events to celebrate National Library Week.

We kicked off the week with the… 293 more words

The Inconvenient Truth About Shark Attacks

A recent article I wrote for the UTS ‘At the Festival’ publication as part of the 2016 Sydney Writer’s Festival. Check out the website here: 699 more words

Current Affairs

Sydney Writers' Festival 2016: the world according to Yanis Varoufakis, in conversation with George Megalogenis

Last Saturday night I went to see ‘rock star‘ economist and former Greek Minister of Finance Yanis Varoufakis in conversation with George Megalogenis in a session called ‘ 1,603 more words

Economics

Great weekend

Can’t believe the Sydney Writer’s Festival is over for another year….it always comes and goes so quickly!

Saturday morning saw me take the train in once again and walk the now familiar path down to the pier to the festival. 305 more words

A weekend of being spoken at

I’ve spent the last two days attending seminars at the Sydney Writers Festival, which has actually been really fascinating. I’m not usually very good at sitting and listening for long stretches of time but things seemed to work in my favour the last few days. 484 more words

Thoughts

Sydney Writer's Fesitval Day

I’m heading to the Sydney Writer’s Festival today. I am taking my mother because, well she has a larger wallet than I do.

I’m heading to most of the YA events and catching the morning session with Will Kostakis for TeenCon 1. 134 more words

Girlwithapen

John Dickson: Hugh "...Mackay's godly-but-godless-ethic is really just a relic of the Judeo-Christian culture in which he, like most of us, was raised."

It’s blindingly foolish to claim that Yahweh, the God of the Old Testament, and Jesus are different.

For anyone who missed the easily understood story: Jesus is Yahweh, the God of the Old Testament. 1,441 more words

Culture