The hectic pace of life

The hectic pace of life

The hectic pace of life and making time for love … You’re thinking life is too hectic and stressful to spend time meditating on the nature of love, social mores and revolutionary change? Yet these issues form the very stuff of writing. So let’s hear it from a 17th century Quaker perspective: ‘Somewhere in the […]

‘Angela’s Anorexia’ by Damian Cooper

‘Angela’s Anorexia’ by Damian Cooper

‘Angela’s Anorexia’ by Damian Cooper An invitation to readers to download our latest ebook for free! ‘Angela’s Anorexia’ by Damian Cooper is the true story of a boy whose mother suffers from the serious illness, anorexia nervosa. It’s written from an original perspective and is a sympathetic account of the loving …

WWII Letters A Soldier’s Odyssey

WWII Letters A Soldier’s Odyssey

WWII Letters A SOLDIER’S ODYSSEY The Life of Marcus Edwards by Ian Edwards JUST PUBLISHED This story of Marcus Edwards is an astonishing chronicle of the life of a soldier on the frontline in WWII. Written by Marcus Edwards’ nephew, Ian Edwards, the work draws largely on the soldier’s correspondence and diary notes from the […]

Creative Writing A Stitch In Time

Creative Writing A Stitch In Time

Creative Writing Piece of the Week A Stitch in Time by Kay Barker Am I crazy? It’s 0550 as I sit waiting at a bus stop in Noosa on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast for my long-planned journey to morph into reality. Three current exhibitions in Brisbane are garment-related. It’s only natural that my friend Sally and […]

What’s in a Name, Burmese-style?

What’s in a Name, Burmese-style?

My eldest brother, Sao Kan Gyi, my younger brother, Sao Kan Gywe, and I, Sao Khemawadee Mangrai, were named quite some time after our births, only after my great-grandmother had prayed to and requested the Celestial Being to choose names for us and send them to her in a dream. Everyone in our family carried […]

DOUBLE-TRIPLE J

DOUBLE-TRIPLE J

Double J and Triple J nostalgia – it hits you when you least expect it. What age am I again? That’s right … I’m no longer in my twenties, otherwise I wouldn’t have been invited to a 40 year reunion. Funny thing is that everyone looks pretty much the same – only different. You can’t […]

Asian Cup Competition – Guess Who?

Asian Cup Competition – Guess Who?

Asian Cup Football Competition Guess who I saw at the Asian Cup North Korean vs Uzbekistan football match on Saturday night? And when I say ‘North Korean’ it means I can’t get my head around the formal title of that country, which includes the word ‘democratic’. The definition of ‘democracy’ from dictionary.com: …