Lost and Found, by Brooke Davi...

July 28, 2014

This novel hit the bookstores with a bang and much has already been written about it, so I won’t repeat too much of the story....

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Snapshot Poetry #2—Intimate Mo...

July 26, 2014

I’ve used the word privilege before when talking about being a doctor, because there are many privileges afforded the medical...

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The Luxury of Feeling

July 25, 2014

I have a few coping techniques that I’ve developed over the years—techniques that have served me well and that have helped me...

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Snapshot Poetry

July 19, 2014

I thought I’d start a creative diversion—some poetry. I do not consider myself a poet by any stretch of the imagination, but...

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Another Excerpt from the Novel

July 15, 2014

IDA’S LAST BABY   A fter that, Len and I gave it one more try. This baby was breathing when they took him from me and I...

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Versatile Blogger Award and mo...

July 6, 2014

My dear writing friend, Maureen Helen, has nominated me for a ‘Versatile Blogger Award’. Thank you, Maureen, not just for...

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Gilgamesh by Joan London

June 25, 2014

I’ve just finished ‘Gilgamesh‘ by Joan London. This novel was shortlisted for the 2002 Miles Franklin Award and...

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My Writing Process

June 17, 2014

I’ve been tagged by two writers to join in a blog hop about writing and the writing process: Laurie Steed is a short story...

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The People Smuggler, by Robin ...

June 11, 2014

“People smugglers are the vilest form of human life. They trade on the tragedy of others and that’s why they should rot in jail and...

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Finally Made It …

June 2, 2014

I finally made it to Melbourne this weekend, just a little later than planned … Friday started with a trip to the hairdresser...

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Writing With(out) Kids

May 25, 2014

I haven’t spent much time on my novel since I returned from Varuna. There are many reasons for this—every time I’ve sat...

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Foal’s Bread by Gillian ...

May 13, 2014

Foal’s Bread by Gillian Mears was published 2011. It won the 2012 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Fiction, the...

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