Life from the attic.
Louise is a mother and writer, who is finishing her first novel, 'Ida's Children', which has been shortlisted for the 2014 City of Fremantle-TAG Hungerford Award.
Also in 2014, she was the recipient of a Varuna Residential Fellowship. A number of her short stories and memoir pieces have been published in anthologies.
Louise lives in Perth, Western Australia, with her husband, four children and two dogs.
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January 21, 2015
We’ve just returned from our family holiday. This year, we camped at Lucky Bay in Cape Le Grand National Park, about 800 km...
January 1, 2015
I completed the 2014 Australian Women Writers’ (AWW) Challenge. I signed on to read ten books by Australian women and review...
December 24, 2014
Dear Reader, Thank you for joining me on this long-haul writing ‘safari’—you’ve jumped aboard even without the...
December 18, 2014
I’m finally allowed to tell everyone that my novel, ‘Ida’s Children’, has been shortlisted for the 2014 City...
December 9, 2014
I posted this snapshot poem on my Facebook page a few weeks’ ago, but I’ve since slightly changed the wording. To tell...
December 7, 2014
All the calendars tell me it’s December, but I’m not ready for the end of another year. Time is not just marching...
December 6, 2014
I took this photo with my phone at about 5am, facing west, with the sun rising behind me. The sky had a soft, muted appearance, but...
November 28, 2014
It all began when my son asked me which TV shows I’d watched as a child. I patted the cushion next to me and opened up YouTube....
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