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Tag Archives: Melbourne
blog 106: In which I’m talkin’ on SUNSHINE.
Last October my wife and I came down from Brisbane to spend a month in Melbourne bunny-and-house-sitting for our daughter and son-in-law while they were away on their belated honeymoon in America. Our daughter’s home is in a new housing … Continue reading
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blog 105: In which I tidy up some 2017 loose ends.
Hi All It’s January 25th and my Resolution to do a blog a week in 2018 is off to a shaky start. Ok let’s face it – the starter’s pistol has sounded, the medals have been distributed, the winner’s anthem … Continue reading
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blog 94: In which I quickly recap the past 8 weeks – with beaucoup de pictures!
A lot has happened over the last 8 weeks. Not much writing I have to admit (ie none) but plenty of writing-related things. For example … # I visited a number of schools in and around the BRISBANE/IPSWICH region, such as Ipswich Girls Grammar, … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Artspear Entertainment, Ashgrove Literature Festival, Australiens, Bris Vegas, Brisbane Writers Festival, Derek Danger Dale Series, Environment Award for Children's Literature, Eric Vale Series, Graeme Base, Julie Beveridge, Julie Gwynne-Jones, Just a Dog, Kevin Burgemeestre, Lisa Kennedy, Melbourne, Melbourne Writers Festival., Readers Cup, Rockhampton, The Pain My Mother Sir Tiffy Cyber Boy and Me, The Running Man, Toon Sandwich, Townsville, Wilderness Society, You Turkeys! Leave a comment
blog 76: In which I just sit back and let Meg Bauer do all the work.
My daughter Meg is one of my all time favourite writers. Here’s a little piece she wrote a while back about an incident that happened to her on a Melbourne train. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Intro: Train A girl is staring above her, … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Environment Award for Children's Literature, Meg Bauer, Melbourne, Wilderness Society, Writing 1 Comment
blog 73: In which I look back over October.
In a recent blog I out-lined some of my high, as well as a number of my medium-to-low, lights of July, August and September this year. But that wasn’t the end of it. Ooooooooooooh no. As soon as September finished, OCTOBER started up almost immediately! … Continue reading
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