The Final Countdown

October 30, 2014

Hopefully, I’m on the downhill run with this novel. I’ve finished the latest draft, draft #12 at least (but who’s...

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When the Night Comes, by Favel...

October 13, 2014

‘When the Night Comes’ is Favel Parrett’s second novel, following the success of ‘Past the Shallows’,...

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Rejection

October 5, 2014

It’s a long time since I’ve been rejected for anything—a boyfriend, a job—mainly because I haven’t put myself in...

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Blog Post #100 and What I̵...

September 23, 2014

I’ve just realised this is my 100th post:     One hundred posts in just under eighteen months—that’s an average...

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The Ark, by Annabel Smith

September 22, 2014

  I’ve just finished Annabel Smith’s third novel, ‘The Ark’. I loved her second novel, ‘Whisky...

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Why I Chose to Be Motherless—P...

September 15, 2014

This is the final instalment in this series. The first post, which is about my childhood, can be found here. You can click the...

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Why I Chose to be Motherless &...

September 8, 2014

If you’ve landed here, you might want to read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 first.   In Western Australia My mother...

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Why I Chose to be Motherless &...

September 8, 2014

Here’s the rest of the story. Because it’s long, I’ve split it into two parts, both of which I’m posting...

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Why I Chose to be Motherless &...

September 1, 2014

This is the third post in this series. (Click here for Part 1 or Part 2.)   Thank You Thank you, once again, to everyone who has...

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Why I Chose to be Motherless &...

August 26, 2014

Thank you to everyone who commented on this site or on Facebook, or who wrote to me personally after last week’s post. Your...

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This Vast Country

August 24, 2014

This week’s snapshot poem:   Not only this country, but the whole globe is smaller these days, and certainly looks it from...

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Why I Chose to be Motherless &...

August 20, 2014

I recently read the essay, Motherless By Choice, by Katie Naum and felt awed by its honesty, its sincerity, and its wisdom. It...

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