“Why did they take our baby?” by Caroline Overton The Weekend Australian’s Article on baby Bella back in November 2010, was disturbing. Journalist Caroline Overington told the story of two loving parents who decided against risky surgery on their baby. Bella was made a ward of the state, had the operations and went into foster care. She was then […]
If I said Twitter/flash fiction, SMS novel, wiki or stanza would I be speaking another language to you? Well get learning writers, because these new languages are here to stay and author/blogger Joanna Penn tells the story in Module 1 of her Author 2.0 online course. Cross media platforms are opening up new worlds to […]
Having children is a dramatic change to your life. For me after 35 years of doing pretty much whatever I wanted, then being committed to a tiny human being that needed me 24/7 was a big change. It also meant that I got more creative about where I went when I wanted to get out […]
Being the new person is always a bit tough but after moving four times in the last two years I’ve discovered ways to make friends fast in a new town. Get a job. A sure fire way to meet people in town is to get a job. The first friends you make will be your workmates (hopefully!). […]
After six years in the community of Tieri, we are moving to Mudgee. The removalists are coming, the dog is organised but there’s much more to moving than that. Below are my top tips to take care of before you move. 10 things to take care of before you move Redirect your mail – not […]
After talking about it since cheeky monkey was born I’ve finally done it….my own website. This will be a work in progress and constantly changing and evolving till I figure out exactly how I want it. Join me on the journey and see how I go!