Giant Frog Blog

Giant Frog Blog

SSOA writing coach Sharon Dean observes: I've always loved the following anecdote from the Japanese poet Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828), who was friends with a frog called Happy. Recently, at Never Never Creek near Bellingen, I was privileged to have a similar experience with a Giant Barred Frog, who followed me around and at one point even sat on my foot. …

Save the Trees

Save the Trees

Save the Trees is the new code of conduct for many in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. They’ve been told in no uncertain terms that they need to act now to save Port Jackson and Moreton Bay figs along Anzac Parade, Randwick – some over 100 years old – and residents are taking the message to heart. It’s a disgrace that …

City of Sydney celebration

City of Sydney celebration

This week was celebration time for the City of Sydney as Lord Mayor Clover Moore hosted a Christmas reception at the Town Hall to thank hundreds of individuals and enterprises who have taken part in providing services to the city’s communities over the past 12 months. Clover Moore, who has been Lord Mayor of Sydney for over a […]