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A writer speaks

Words that reach inside me…. Louise Erdrich: “……Writing has saved my life.” Interviewer: How? Erdrich: “By transforming the madness I have in me.” From: Louise Erdrich, The Art of Fiction No. 208″ interview by Lisa Halliday, The Paris Review, 2010. … Continue reading

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Lunch boxes and lollypops

Just as the year draws to a close amidst the craziness of the end of the school year, whilst discussing the never ending juggle of work, study and the continual responsibilities of bringing up 3 kids, including a very hands … Continue reading

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Stuck on the school run and late for a meeting? Don’t hide it, scream it out!!

Nicky Gemmell writes a sensitive and thought provoking column in the Weekend Australian Magazine each week, one that I have come to look forward to reading (after mourning the loss of one of my favourite columnists, Susan Maushart). Last week’s … Continue reading

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