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They Are Us

I’ve just had the most amazing poetry experience with the They Are Us ekphrastic poetry project. It was the second project between Words out Loud and the Soldiers Hill Artists … Continue reading

May 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Nillumbik Ekphrasis Poetry Award 2015

Last month a poem I wrote for the Nillumbik Shire Council ekphrastic poetry award was judged ‘highly commended’. I wrote a poem, How to paint a sigh, in response to … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 8 Comments

Poetry Performances at Ballarat Bergonia Festival.

Ballarat Writers has once again teamed up with Federation Uni to create a wonderful ekphrastic poetry event. This time the Ballarat Council and Writers Victoria have also joined the group … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 2 Comments

Writing and Loss

Melville Caves – A favourite camping place with my grandparents Over these last few months I have experienced the death of two people who were close to me. In the … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Finding God?

If you stare at a religious artefact long enough can it convert you? Yes, I am seriously asking that question. It’s not the type of question I’d usually ponder, being … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 4 Comments

A quick fling or a long-term relationship?

Over the past few months I’ve had some success with some short stories and poetry I’ve written. It’s been a really invigorating time for my writing and I can’t help … Continue reading

December 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Art Monthly Magazine

If you are a reader of Art Monthly Magazine look out for my poem. It’s the poem I wrote for the Capturing Flora exhibition at the Ballarat Art Gallery, described by editor … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Kate Jennings – Trouble

Kate Jennings’s first poetry collection, Come To Me My Melancholy Baby, was published in 1975. I picked it up 22 years later in an antique shop in Bright, Victoria. I … Continue reading

May 23, 2010 · 5 Comments

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