It’s so much bloody fun.
It’s Shakespeare! Today is Shakespeare’s 450th birthday. Probably. Nominally. Well, we know he was baptised on the 26th, and it was usual for that to happen about three days after the birth. Also he died on April 23rd, 52 years later, so it appeals to our sense of symmetry.
I’m feeling a bit Life, the Universe and Everything this week, so our Friday Hoyden is the space-hopping astrophysicist heroine of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series, Trisha McMillan, aka Trillian.
#AWW2014 Book Review: Questions of Travel by Michelle de Krester.
Special Effect is a UK-based charity full of very clever people who develop work-arounds that allow people with a wide range of disabilities to play computer games.
Mateship with Birds was reviewed for the 2014 Australian Women Writers Challenge.
Book review of The People Smuggler: the true story of Ali Al Jenabi, the ‘Oskar Schindler of Asia’.
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.
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). Share this post? Related posts: Are princesses… Read more →
Book review of The Mind of a Thief by Patti Miller for the Australian Women Writers Challenge 2014.
Australian Women Writers Challenge 2014 book review: The Sunlit Zone by Lisa Jacobson
Book Review of Sea Hearts by Margo Lanagan for the Australian Women Writers Challenge 2014.
How great is it to see a cover like this on a street rag?
Review of Like a House on Fire by Cate Kennedy.