Mark Brandi: How two characters went in search of their author – and found him
Writers can’t always predict the journeys their characters will take. 784 more words
First published with The Age – http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/victorias-traditional-potato-patch-thins-out-as-imports-flood-market-20170505-gvz5xx.html
Feature image – Dylan Burns
For almost 50 years, Bernie White has grown potatoes in the rich, red, volcanic soil of Trentham. 338 more words
By Warwick Smith
This article was originally published at The Age on 2 May 2017.
Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas’ 2017/18 budget contains a handful of measures aimed at improving housing affordability, including exempting first home buyers from stamp duty for properties under $600,000 and doubling the first home buyer’s grant to $20,000 for purchases in rural and regional Victoria. 543 more words
So I recently had a comment rejected by the overseers of all things proper and decent at the online version of the Australian daily newspaper… 665 more words
A few years ago. back in the early to mid 60’s to be precise, quite by accident I got started on “Crossword Puzzles”.
For as long as I can remember I’d always had my head stuck in one broadsheet or another; and at that time, it was Melbournes “The Age”, that had my complete. 1,191 more words
It’s the stuff of nightmares for most people.
You open your letterbox and a large spider rears aggressively on its hind legs as hundreds upon hundreds of its babies swarm in a seething mass of fangs, bulging black eyes and long, hairy limbs. 20 more words