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australian bushfire hits cobargo – when a bushfire wipes out your old home town

Australian Bushfire hits Cobargo – When a bushfire wipes out your old home town

For the last four days I have been gripped by emotions I can scarcely describe, struggling to take in the catastrophe as it plays out through the lives of my friends. Catastrophic bushfires have been...
farrell’s bookshop – mornington for friday photos

Dymocks Collins Street, Melbourne

This is one of my favourite Dymocks. These photos were provided for me by a staff member who I know well. This shop has always been really good to the Discworld community in Melbourne....
elvis and me – priscilla beaulieu presley with sandra harmon

Elvis and Me – Priscilla Beaulieu Presley with Sandra Harmon

Elvis And Me by Priscilla Presley, Sandra Harmon on 1985 Goodreads The New York Times bestseller that reveals the intimate story of Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley, told by the woman who lived it. Decades after his...
the yellow bird sings – jennifer rosner

The Yellow Bird Sings – Jennifer Rosner

The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner Goodreads A powerfully moving and utterly gripping debut novel about a mother and daughter forced into hiding at the height of WWII, and the bond between parent and child...
our lady of the inferno by preston fassell – review

Our Lady of the Inferno by Preston Fassell – review

Our Lady of the Inferno is a gripping story of redemption and revenge set against the backdrop of New York’s 42nd Street and its sleazy underbelly. There is much in this novel to please...
paul collins author of james gong: the big hit

Paul Collins author of James Gong: The Big Hit

Writing James Gong: The Big Hit Publisher: Hybrid Publishers Distributor: New Holland RRP $16.95 ISBN: 978-1-925736-44-1 Paul Collins has supplied me with a few words talking about his new book James Gong: The Big Hit. I always a guest...
maybe tomorrow – boori (monty) prior with meme mcdonald

Maybe Tomorrow – Boori (Monty) Prior with Meme McDonald

Maybe Tomorrow by Boori Monty Pryor, Meme McDonald, Lillian Fourmile  Published by Penguin Books on February 28th 1998 Pages: 203 Goodreads The other day this little one asked me, "When did you start being an Aborigine, and how...
a short journey into the past in puerto del rosario fuerteventura

A Short Journey into the past in Puerto del Rosario Fuerteventura

Finding Puerto del Rosario Sculptures Every time I walk around the little port city of Puerto del Rosario – the city of sculptures – I discover something new. Yesterday, I walked to the end of...
with wit and tenderness, miles franklin winner melissa lucashenko writes back to the ‘whiteman’s world’

With wit and tenderness, Miles Franklin winner Melissa Lucashenko writes back to the ‘whiteman’s...

Melissa Lucashenko, winner of the 2019 Miles Franklin Award. Courtesy of the Miles Franklin/ Belinda Rolland Too Much Lip joins the other prizewinning volumes in Melissa Lucashenko’s trophy cabinet. Her first-ever novel, Steam Pigs (1997),...
Sunday Essay: The Meaning Of Food In Crime Fiction

Sunday essay: the meaning of food in crime fiction

Food can serve many functions in crime fiction, from being used directly as a weapon to expressing cultural belonging, gender or class. from www.shutterstock.com In English, we might claim we could “murder a good...