Category Archives: Family


I’ve been quiet again on the blog, and also haven’t been reading many other blogs, so my apologies. However, there has been a lot of reading, writing and submitting of manuscripts (to an agent, two publishers and a competition), so … Continue reading

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Happy holidays!

I’ve always thought ‘happy holidays’ to be an overly-polite, rather PC phrase, but now I realise how useful it is, especially being in contact with people from all over the world and different cultures via this blog. So while all … Continue reading

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Tea, darling?

Really, this is just an excuse to post a photo of my beloved blue teapot, bought in the quirky country town of Castlemaine while on a rare weekend away with my husband a few years ago. When we first met, we … Continue reading

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River side

Reading by the dim light and low hiss of the gas lantern, my lids droop from being immersed in my book. Dad gets out of bed and draws our bunk curtains closed, then I hear the hiss and pop as he turns … Continue reading

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