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Friday, 4 March 2022
Events with Walter - March 2022 edition
Hmmm. I used to keep this as an updated list on a sidebar here, but blogger seems to have made that kind of impossible now. So I will h...
Monday, 20 December 2021
A new spiritual project - my Summer reading
Heavens it has suddenly become very hot in Sydney. Summer this year seemed as though it would never come, and even last week it was unseaso...
Monday, 22 November 2021
An honest and inspiring memoir: Twelve Rules for a Better Life by the Rev. Bill Crews (with Roger Joyce)
The Rev. Bill Crews has long been one of my favourite human beings. I have always admired his work in Ashfield , in Western Sydney, and l...
A delicious entertainment for lovers of E. F. Benson: Mapp at Fifty by Hugh Ashton
The love of E. F. Benson is so extreme and so all-consuming that many have attempted to "extend" the Lucia novels by taking th...
Sunday, 21 November 2021
An unexpected literary surprise: Susan Howatch's Glittering Images
I have discovered that it is always worthwhile exploring the literary artefacts of one's youth. I am not talking about the books that ...
For the Oscar fans: A Purple Thread: The Supernatural Doom of Oscar Wilde by Nina Antonia
Since I was a teenager I have been a fan of all things Oscar Wilde . So I was thrilled when my friend Therese Taylor alerted me to this exq...
Wednesday, 28 October 2020
The Mindful Writer - A 2020 Resource Page
I had the loveliest group today on what was a grand experiment - my first Mindful Writer workshop delivered via Zoom, generously hosted by ...
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