FRIDAY FAVOURITES :: 23 April

Hi friends and happy Friday! It feels like an extra special Friday here this week – we’re heading into a long weekend (we have Monday off) AND it’s my birthday on Sunday, and I’ve taken two extra days off next week, which since I work three days/week means I have the whole week off! It’s […]

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Review :: THE BREAKING :: IRMA GOLD

Hannah Bird has just arrived in Thailand. Disoriented and out of her depth, she meets Deven, a fierce and gutsy Australian expat who sweeps her into thrilling adventures rescuing elephants. As they head deeper and deeper into the fraught world of elephant tourism, their lives become tangled in ways Hannah never imagined. But how far […]

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Last Now Next :: 21 April

Today’s post is coming to you from my 7 year old’s bedside table! I’m always interested to hear what everyone’s kids are reading, and A is really getting into planning her reading the moment so i thought I’d share her last, current, and next reads. LAST: Dog Man: Unleashed by Dav PilkeyA loved Cat Kid […]

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Food :: FROM OUR KITCHEN TO YOURS :: CWA Victoria

I know I’m not alone when I say that my passion for baking and cooking has been reignited over the past 12 months. In part, for me, I think it’s being at home more, having more time for those recipes that need a little more patience , as well as having less access to cafes […]

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Book Stack :: Sydney Writers Festival 2021

For a few years now the Sydney Writers Festival – or more specifically, the All Day YA event held as part of the festival – has been the highlight of my literary calendar. Yesterday marked two weeks until this year’s All Day YA (hopefully! We are super lucky to be in a situation where we […]

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Review :: THE LAST REUNION :: Kayte Nunn

Burma, 1945. Bea, Plum, Bubbles, Joy and Lucy: in search of adventure, attached to the Fourteenth Army, fighting a forgotten war in the jungle. Assigned to run a mobile canteen, navigating treacherous roads and dodging hostile gunfire, they become embroiled in life-threatening battles of their own. Oxford, 1976. A woman slips into a museum and […]

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