Month: April 2016

Flash Fiction: Timothy’s close call, a 270-word-short-story

I’m not sure where this story came from. I was sitting in front of my computer thinking about rose petals floating on water, for no particular reason, then they turned into leaves and so this story began.  * * * Timothy sat upon his…

Review: The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullina

“There will come a day when a thousand Illegals descend on your detention centres. Boomers will breach the walls. Skychangers will send lightning to strike you all down from above, and Rumblers will open the earth to swallow you up from below. . ….

Bookish Babble: Y16.W11

Reading Moore and Reppion’s adaption of The Complete Alice in Wonderland last week got me in the mood for a Wonderland themed Babble. Haha that sounds like me! My favorite Lewis Carroll Quotes: * “I can’t go back to yesterday – because I was a different person…

Review: The Complete Alice in Wonderland by Carroll adapted by Moore & Reppion

Take one politely stubborn and opinionated young girl. Add an overactive imagination. Shake in a heavy mix of puzzling and bizarre guides. Reduce all morals and lessons to the nonsensical degree and send it all on a journey to nowhere… These are the ingredients…

Recap: Family Road Trip

My husband Shane, our Son Riley and I traveled 9865 kilometers (6130 miles) in 38 days, living out of our Toyota Landcrusier 80 series 4WD, trekking to the tip of Australia. We did this trip back in July–August 2015 and I’m only now getting…

Bookish Babble: Y16.W10

I was checking up on series that I’m waiting on the next books in > which took me the The Soul Thief and this quote I liked from it > which lead me into making this weeks babble about wizards. The Wizards Edition: Wizard. Noun. (in legends and fairy tales)…

Newcastle Writers Festival

The weekend just passed was the fourth annual Newcastle Writers Festival at which I volunteered all day Saturday and Sunday. It was a tiring, yet extremely rewarding experience. I met some really lovely people and even got to listen in on some really brilliant sessions….