Magic Fish Dreaming at APT 9

I read some Magic Fish Dreaming poems as well as a poem inspired by Sydney Long’s painting Spirit of the Plains daily over the three days of the festival. It was so much fun to share these poems and the story behind their inspirations. I loved performing my new ‘Brolga’ poem and ‘Cassowary Chat’ withContinue reading “Magic Fish Dreaming at APT 9”

Reading At Riverbend Books

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
WEDNESDAY 18th January 11am RIVERBEND BOOKS 193 Oxford Street, Bulimba Queensland 4171 Excited to be doing my first reading gig at a bookshop at Riverbend books, a shop I just adore. We will also  do a creative activity to encourage children and their parents to create their own poems.…

Magic Fish Dreaming at the Big Draw

It was a brilliant weekend reading some of the work from Magic Fish Dreaming, at the Big Draw, at the State Library.  This marked the first public appearance where Helene and I shared samples of the book.  Heidi, our designer, worked on three pages especially for this event. Perched comfortably in a super red storyContinue reading “Magic Fish Dreaming at the Big Draw”

Listening Divas – A Family Ritual Contribution

You can find Listening Divas over at the ABC Open project 500 words. It’s day one of the project and we already have twenty contributions.  These began coming in this last week. There are some beautiful stories arriving into the space.  My present favourite has to be Helen’s Puftalons.   The combination of rain, food, and overcomingContinue reading “Listening Divas – A Family Ritual Contribution”