Final Draft 2.0 and Carving Ou...

April 19, 2015 by

It’s been school holidays for the past couple of weeks, and up until the last couple of days, the weather has been cold, wet...

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Making Mistakes — a Letter to ...

April 2, 2015 by

This ‘Letter to My Daughter’ first appeared in a recent issue of a medical journal. My daughter had just finished...

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A Poem and A Painting

March 27, 2015 by

Instead of my usual blog, today’s post is a poem by a young Perth writer—my son, Sam*. I loved this poem about the Swan River....

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How Liz Gilbert Won Me Over

March 23, 2015 by

Firstly, let me confess: Confession #1: I hated ‘Eat, Pray, Love’. It irritated me from the outset, but I...

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TAG Hungerford Award—Post Scri...

March 14, 2015 by

  Last Thursday, after an agonising three-and-a-half month wait, the winner of the 2014 City of Fremantle-TAG Hungerford Award...

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Mateship With Birds, by Carrie...

March 8, 2015 by

Mateship with Birds is Carrie Tiffany’s second novel. Her first, ‘Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living’...

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Dear Mr Premier

February 26, 2015 by

I sent the following letter to the Premier of Western Australia, Mr Colin Barnett, and WA’s Minister for Culture and the Arts,...

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Dr Bob Brown at the Perth Writ...

February 24, 2015 by

Dr Bob Brown and I go back a long way—not that he knows that. Not that he even knows who I am. Growing up in Tasmania as I did,...

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