Pixi’s Book of Circus

I have known Pixi, ever since we met at a Writing Group in Wollongong. She once kindly gave my family tickets to go to see Circus Oz as well when we last caught up in Brisbane over ten years ago! I was delighted to hear she has recently published a book on circus especially for children,Continue reading “Pixi’s Book of Circus”

Writing Group – First of Year

I just love  my writing group. I have been attending Write Links for three years now, and over that time, I have: learnt more about the art and craft of picture book and middle grade writing attended numerous professional development workshops with many established writers in the field met the amazing Leigh Hobbs, whose charactersContinue reading “Writing Group – First of Year”

Silence Means Writing

I’m in the creativity cocoon. I am off catching things in the creativity net! I am doing a lot of writing and reading off line. I have been journalling some great memories from the year, like meeting Tim Winton and some of the writing workshops I have been to. I have been working with aContinue reading “Silence Means Writing”

How to Be a Poet and Why not to be a Poet

The last time I was in this lecture theatre was for the launch of Lani Wendt Young’s latest book with the Pacific Community of Brisbane.  Today I am at a partnership event between the Queensland Poetry Festival and QUT, where they are hosting the poet,  Jeet Thayil. It’s a free public lecture, but there areContinue reading “How to Be a Poet and Why not to be a Poet”

Mind of Forests

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
One must have a mind of forests branches creaking with the wind a song of long forgotten ones that fell to be covered by shades of green, rich and velvet tasted by the eyes cupped in bowl like hands then eaten for future dreams. Light sneaks in from the sky…