Published by Kookie!

So happy to share my story ‘The Park’  about a mysterious lady in the park, and the power of friendship and art, has been published by Kookie Magazine. A hugh thank you to one of the editors Nicky and the rest of the team, for sharing this work. You can preview the first part ofContinue reading “Published by Kookie!”

750 – A photo project initiated by Nancy Wong

I decided to renew the Be Illumined Blog during the Bicentenary of the Bab, to share interesting projects Baha’i Creatives around the world, as well as in Brisbane are doing to celebrate this year. A recent project I heard about and am now taking part in, is a collaborative photo project with Nancy Wong.  ThisContinue reading “750 – A photo project initiated by Nancy Wong”

ALEA – Meanjin 42nd Writer’s Festival

The 42nd ALEA Meanjin – Brisbane area – Australian Literacy Educators’ Association Young Writers’ Festival (for students from Years 5 to 10) is being held on Thursday 4 July at Griffith University Mt Gravatt Campus. Featuring a Keynote from Morris Gleitzman and four workshops with a wonderful line up of authors, poets and illustrators –Continue reading “ALEA – Meanjin 42nd Writer’s Festival”

Planning and Dreaming myself a mermaid

I am on a blog and social media break, to dream and plan for next year. I will be back sometime in January. For now I am: Drawing up designs for puppets and making them. Whilst preparing for readings by the river under a tree in January. Reading a book for the children’s multicultural bookContinue reading “Planning and Dreaming myself a mermaid”

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Christmas

(Not quite everyone could make the launch but we were thinking of them!) It was a joyful, festive atmosphere in which we celebrated the official launch of It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas at the Grandview Hotel, Cleveland. And such a delight to hear people read their work.  Contributions varied from gentle poemsContinue reading “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like Christmas”