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sylvia-petter's picture
Oct.14.2009
Now lives at Merc´s World - writings and Kaffe in Katmandu.
sara-j-henry's picture
Sep.27.2009
I've been skirting around this topic for the last week or two, but now it's official and I can announce it: my friend Steph Bowe from Australia has just signed with Ginger Clark of Curtis Brown for the YA fiction novel I had the pleasure of beta-reading recently. I loved her manuscript so much...
cynthia-a-clampitt's picture
Sep.22.2009
A brief search suggests that this site does not support an RSS feed from my blogs. Because I already write two blogs, until I have news that is specific to this site, I'll just ask that you visit the blogs I'm already writing.  Waltzing Australia supports my book of the same name. It follows the...
kunzang-drolma's picture
Sep.05.2009
Next Wednesday is lost in time for me. I leave this country on Tuesday evening and arrive some 13 hours later on Thursday morning in the city in which i was born, on a continent in which I have not set foot for nearly nine years. Probably not only Wednesday will disappear, as I re-orient myself to...
robert-cope's picture
Aug.12.2009
First American in Australia: a true story   Twenty-one years after his arrival in Sydney Australia, unable to read, he was unaware of John MaCarthur's letter of 19 December 1821, to His Majesty's Government, imploring Great Britain "... establish a body of respectable settlers -- men of...
john-elder-robison's picture
May.11.2009
I'm sitting here at home working on my next book, but I have to take a moment to share this remarkable radio experience . . . . I just did an interview with Deborah Cameron on ABC 702 in Sydney, Australia. A few years ago, most people elsewhere in the world would say, so what? Not anymore. An hour...
warren-adie-riley's picture
Mar.19.2009
When two doctorates viewed a phenomenum of unpresedented proportion, their minds seemed to play tricks. Whether it did or did not, we shall find out..... "Dr. Strong! Are you all right? You gave yourself quite a thump on the head! Dr. Strong? There we are. Now, slowly sit up and just relax...
ellen-r-sheeley's picture
Mar.08.2009
As Red Roomer Karen Tintori and others have reminded me, today is the 98th International Women's Day, a global day celebrating the economic, political, and social achievements of women past, present, and future.  In Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, China, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia,...
jennifer-mclagan's picture
Feb.09.2009
I talked to my mother on Friday evening it was Saturday morning in Melbourne. She said the day was going to be hot again but nothing worse than the week of over 40C weather they'd just endured. Well, last Saturday turned into one of the most horrific days in the history of the state, as bush fires...
pamela-dennison's picture
Nov.17.2008
http://www.positivedogs.com/aussie_trip.html this is the link to my website for the slide show. I did remember some of this stuff, but Pauline and Jacki came to my rescue for most of the captions. Have I mentioned lately how wonderful those 2 women are??? Reading through this blog a few times and...