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Reading wrap up

I can’t believe that it has been so long since my last blog post. Over the last few years I’ve been caught up in all that a PhD demands, started … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · 2 Comments

Monica Lewinski – the price of shame

If you use the internet – in any capacity – read news online, tweet, comment on forums, you need to watch this. Monica Lewinski gives a TED talk about the … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

Writers Festival in July

I’m pleased to announce that while I have resigned from my duties at Ballarat Writers this year, I’ve agreed to help out with publicity for the fantastic upcoming Death in July … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Who were the feminists before Peppa Pig?

After this week’s Piers Ackerman Peppa Pig fiasco I got thinking about feminism in kid’s show.

December 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

International Day of the Girl Child

Today is the first International Day of the Girl Child. Some people will sigh “Another ‘Day of The…’ Do we need a day for everything? Is it just another day … Continue reading

October 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

Dulcie Deamer – The Queen of Bohemia

As the old adage goes, you should never judge a book by its cover. Which is exactly what I did when I picked up Dulcie Deamer’s autobiography off a small … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

International Women’s Day Inspiration

Today is International Women’s Day and I’ve been inspired by Whispering Gums to think of texts by women which have inspired me.  I’m busy today, running off to a Ballarat … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · 5 Comments

The Pines Hold Their Secrets

Jill Blee’s historical fiction always grabs a reader early because of its setting, and The Pines Hold Their Secrets is no exception. Set on Norfolk Island when it was a … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · 6 Comments

Australian Women Writers Challenge 2012

I’m signing up for the Australian Women Writers Challenge 2012. I’m not too concerned about the challenge, because I love Australian Women Writers. I love that there is an undercurrent … Continue reading

January 21, 2012 · 7 Comments

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