2014 Challenge – sign-up now open

2014 Challenge - sign-up now open. I participated in the 2013 Australian Women Writers Challenge.  It was a great experience, and I found a number of new favourite authors - always a good thing!  It's an excellent way to shine the spotlight on Australian Women Writers, and I'd encourage everyone to give it a go. … Continue reading 2014 Challenge – sign-up now open

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It’s Christmas

Legs outstretched, Belly is full, Lying here, Cat is purring, It’s Christmas. Carols are sung, Story is read, Shepherds there, And wisemen too, It’s Christmas. Rain falls softly, Frog in the drainpipe, Echoes all round, Kettle is on. It’s Christmas. Gifts are given, Child is born, Paper on floor And Peace abounds. It’s Christmas.

Reading, Writing and High school.

We have a son who has just finished his highschooling.  As he waited for his exam results, I thought once again about the joy of reading.  I love reading.  It's a whole world of escape, excitement, beauty, thoughtfulness, joy and sadness that I can wander off in.  We've had two kids go all the way … Continue reading Reading, Writing and High school.

Why I Like Christmas

Today is December the 8th, and Christmas is coming.  I love Christmas.  I love the tinsel, carols and cooking, the lights, the smells and the fun.  Most of all, I love the Christmas story.  This blog hasn't featured anything about my personal belief system, but today I decided that I'd write about it.  Personal beliefs … Continue reading Why I Like Christmas