Monthly Archives: May 2012

Parents are valued for their love and not their gender

Border Mail Column – Wednesday 16 May 2012 On Sunday in households throughout Australia and other countries, small and not so small children prepared breakfast-in-bed for their mums, handed over handmade cards and gifts from the school Mother’s Day stall … Continue reading

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A Happy Birthday Limerick for Literary Minded

I met Angela Meyer at the Byron Bay Writers Festival in 2007. We were in the bookseller tent. I can’t quite remember if Ange was also waiting to have a book signed, but I was waiting to buy Gail Jones’ , … Continue reading

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Farm smells made me gag, but fresh is definitely best

Border Mail Column Wednesday 2 May 2012 I didn’t grow up on the land; I was the kid who gagged at the smell of the dairy and eagerly volunteered to stay inside and make afternoon tea. Nevertheless, I’ve always loved … Continue reading

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