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Poem and Dish – serving up deliciousness

. Delighted to be poet of the month for February at Zeina Issa’s fantastic blog, Poem and Dish.  She has chosen four poems — ‘Leaving this house’, ‘The last hurrah‘ and ‘Singing us home’ from Vagabondage; and ‘Love Poem’ (for Valentine’s Day) … Continue reading

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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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On wrinkles, grey hair, ‘pertness’, beauty and death: and the privatisation of the body as capital

Just reading a lovely, thoughtful post ‘On being a babe… or not’ by Australia author Susan Johnson (My 100 Lovers, etc) over at her blog, prompted by some comments by Pamela Stephenson on last night’s Q&A. Johnson talks about the … Continue reading

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