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A Sunburnt Country

This week we drove to Gunnedah, about two hours north west of our farm. We passed sweeping plains stretching to the horizon with dry dams and puffs of cotton caught on the verges.  Trucks hauling  ...

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Blueback

Tim Winton is probably best known for his adult novels, especially Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath. But he has also written books for children and I remember reading that in his studio he has  ...

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Creativity

My writing group Warrah Writers, sometimes ventures from the old hall at Warrah, to inspire our creativity and expand our horizons. The April meeting was held at a new gallery in Willow Tree, run  ...

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Maya and Cat

This is a delightful picture book written and illustrated by Caroline Magerl, published by Walker Books in 2018. Even the cover and end papers are teeming with cats of all shapes and sizes. The  ...

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Weaning time

The two Daves have mustered the cows and drafted off the calves before I get there. It is hot and dusty. The cows are resting in the shade of an old Apple Box tree. We have to tag all the young  ...

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