This will be my last blog for a fortnight or so as I knuckle down to write a new poem. I travelled four hours south to Kempsey last week for the local heat of the Australian Poetry Slam. I couldn’t go in the heat at Byron Bay because I was the feature act after winning last year… and I wasn’t entirely …
Know what I love about being 30+?
Julia Gillard became Australia’s first female prime minister when Libby was a few months old.
‘Raise your hands if you, or someone close to you, has been assaulted.’
A topless bar has just opened in my famous little town. It’s not a place I plan to frequent, but its opening has raised a lot of questions about whether something so ‘Gold Coast’ belongs in the Byron Bay CBD (not far from the beach, a kids’ playground and other ‘family friendly’ venues). This blog isn’t about that. It’s about …
One year ago today our family suffered its biggest loss. I was pregnant with my son when my mother-in-law, Joanie, died. It was, and still is, a shock.
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