New Burma Memoir (Myanmar)

New Burma Memoir ebook Coming up Jul 8 – the launch of a new Bumra Memoir ebook, available for sale on this website: http://ssoa.com.au/products/ebooks/burma-my-mother/“> ‘BURMA MY MOTHER: And Why I Had To Leave’ was written by Sao Khemawadee Mangrai, a Burmese-Australian whose husband was gaoled for five years under the military …

Tim Cahill’s last World Cup goal

A last goal for Tim Cahill? The ABC reports that Tim Cahill’s World Cup goal against The Netherlands has received global applause. The pity is that Cahill’s yellow card will prevent him playing in the next Australian match against Spain and he’s expected to be out of the team by the time the next World […]

Brazil World Cup Writers

World Cup writers World Cup writers – those impatient Brazilians are so greedy for goals they’ll take them anywhere anytime! Yes, Sydney School of Arts & Humanities even had an Australian representative at the game! Photo credits Jasmine McDonald Williams and Claudio Rodriguez, wearing the colours of Australia – or, wait a minute, …

Sydney School of Arts & Humanities shows it cares for the ABC

People turned out in wintry weather today for a show of support for the ABC. Sydney’s Martin Place came alive to the sound of drums, Wendy Harmer, ex-702 breakfast host Adam Spencer, ex-Media Watcher, Jonathan Holmes and others … and Sydney School of Arts & Humanities caught a couple of snaps. Contact 0432 289 311 […]

Memoir group on ANZAC Day

On Anzac Day, members of our writers workshop Sydney memoir group OMG! participated in a session of readings of correspondence between soldiers of the Great War and their loved ones in Hyde Park. The excerpts came from Love Letters of the Great War (Macmillan, Lon, 1914) edited by Mandy Kirkby. All the WWI letters showed […]

Easter Monday Renascence

Easter Monday, the day that we, as a family in the 1950’s, would go to the Royal Easter Show. And yet today I find myself working towards the culmination of four weeks of hard labour preparing our home for sale. This day is warm with vibrant blue skies, revealing the early morning moon still ascending, […]