Returning to the Motherland 2#

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
So, continuing on from my last post on zooming to PNG for a most memorable book week, here is more about the classroom itself. This image is what it looked like from the point of view of the students in the main zoom room, before we were allocated to…

Returning to Motherland 1#

I never expected that my first trip back to Papua New Guinea, since I moved to Australia as a one year old, would be in my fifties and via zoom and would be working with writers based in three different countries. Yet, none of us knows our future, and so it was that the lastContinue reading “Returning to Motherland 1#”

From Prose to Poetry: Reinventing ‘The Bubble’ part 2: Morning Vignettes

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
Blowing Bubbles, by June Perkins ? Before applying some ideas from yesterday, I decided ‘The Bubble’ needed to be examined for its observational strengths. I took a different approach by trimming excess words and shaping them into stanzas. Then I did a little bit of work on developing the bubble…


WORDS & PICTURES GRANDPARENTS DAY TOUR 10.30AM SUN 28 OCT 2018 QAG | GALLERY 10, GALLERY 11, GALLERY 12, GALLERY 13 | BOOK NOW On Grandparents Day, visitors of all ages are invited to join Words & Pictures writer, Dr June Perkins, on an interactive journey through the Australian Collection. Follow June’s series of poemsContinue reading “Events”