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Louisa May Alcott, Transcendental Wild Oats & Little Women at the Memoir Club Classics night

I am delighted to have been asked to choose a ‘classic memoir’ text to discuss at the Sydney Memoir Club in Randwick on Tuesday the 28th July – to which you are all invited. I’ve chosen Louisa May Alcott’s 1873 humorous … Continue reading

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Family is what you make it (love the one you’re with)

Family of origin is not the only one that matters, there’s also the family we adopt along the way: Thanks for liking and sharing!

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Vale Margaret Whitlam: a woman to look up to (a short girl says thank you)

I was so saddened to hear of the death of Margaret Whitlam (nee Dovey) yesterday, described by her husband Gough as ‘a remarkable woman and the love of my life.’ She was 92, and they would have been celebrating their … Continue reading

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