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By Mindy on March 10, 2014
Book review of The People Smuggler: the true story of Ali Al Jenabi, the ‘Oskar Schindler of Asia’.
By Orlando on March 5, 2014
This coming Saturday at the Mitchell Library, in Sydney, there will be a screening of a new American-made documentary about the history and influence of Wonder Woman. Afterwards there will be a panel discussion with some amazing local wonder women: Nicola Scott, Feisty Cuffs, Queenie Chan and Mystic Medusa will be chatting with filmmaker and journalist Daz Chandler.
By blue milk on March 1, 2014
I wish so much that I had been able to buy Miriam Elia’s book, We Go to the Art Gallery before it was stomped on by Penguin books. I do love a bit of mothering and nihilism in art galleries, you know. Thanks to Penelope D. for the link. (Cross-posted at blue milk). Related posts […]
By Mindy on February 24, 2014
Book review of The Mind of a Thief by Patti Miller for the Australian Women Writers Challenge 2014.
By Mindy on February 12, 2014
Australian Women Writers Challenge 2014 book review: The Sunlit Zone by Lisa Jacobson
By Mindy on February 9, 2014
Book Review of Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan for the Australian Women Writers Challenge 2014.
By Orlando on February 6, 2014
How great is it to see a cover like this on a street rag?
By Mindy on January 30, 2014
Review of Like a House on Fire by Cate Kennedy.
By Mindy on January 28, 2014
My reading list for the Australian Women Writers Challenge 2014.
By Guest Hoyden on January 28, 2014
Guest Post by Alex Skud Bayley
…mutual support, community service, skill-building, learning about issues facing women both locally and overseas, and advocacy on behalf of women. So far so good! So why is it that, on the whole, the Country Women’s Association is so ossified?
By tigtog on January 20, 2014
Because this would totally go in the collection: vivid imagery, concisely expressed in under 4 lines – the essence of a .sig quote.
By tigtog on January 14, 2014
I need sleep, but I can’t go to bed without sharing my newfound knowledge that Unicycle Hockey is a thing. A thing with leagues and tournaments and everything.
By Orlando on January 8, 2014
It looks like we need a spillover thread from the Totally Esoteric Thread, since Hildy and tigtog have lots to talk about regarding biomechanics, and I really want to ask kittehserf why that particular Louis. Feel free to chat, mingle, circulate and find out more about whatever thing it was that that person knows about […]
By tigtog on December 31, 2013
Another bonus Open thread for the festive season. Share your current delights and frustrations, your best/worst bits of 2013, your hopes/fears for 2014, or anything else you want to talk about right now.