2016’s greatest hits

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It is nearly the end of December. It is nearly the end of December. One more time for the people up the back: IT IS NEARLY THE END OF DECEMBER. Holy cow. What a year, huh? The world went nuts. NUTS. Satirists and comedians had a great ...

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Top web reads of November

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You'd be forgiven for thinking it was a quiet November around here. It certainly was on the blog. But it was the opposite in my real-life actual real life. It's been a month full of writing, invoicing, finalising clients, Christmas shopping, ...

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The Fence – Meredith Jaffe (book review)

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I was in a bit of a book-reading funk earlier this year. I'm not sure what put me there. Perhaps I read a few stinkers in a row; perhaps I was in a funk myself, and therefore any task to which I turned my hand (or eyes) became funky by ...

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Top web reads of August

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August. Bendigo Writers Festival. Birthday parties. 100 days of prep celebration. School fundraising event. Writing course. Writing competitions. Writing opportunities. And even a job opportunity. Decisions, decisions. What else? Reading, of ...

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Why I blog

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Why do I blog? Why do I type my thoughts on a screen, then press publish and send them out into the wide, wide world of the world wide web? That's a big question. It's too hard to answer that question in that form. So I'm going to simplify ...

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O Australia Fair

Australia

Image source (used with permission)   Australia O Australia The country fair In which a white man Took the lectern Faced a national audience And called for silence and respect To tell an innocent black man that he was not that ...

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Amazing Daddy – Rachel Bright (book review)

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Community service announcement: there are just two weeks and two days until Father's Day. (In Australia.) Earlier this week, I shared some of the presents we've already gotten my husband. (It's okay. No spoiler alert. He already knows.) But ...

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The Dangerous Bride – Lee Kofman (book review)

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Quite some time ago, author Lee Kofman contacted me to see if I'd be interested in reviewing her book, The Dangerous Bride. A book that, in her own words, 'tells the story of my misadventures in trying to be non-monogamous in the context of my ...

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