Do you love your Kindle?

Do you love your Kindle?

I’m about to launch into an opinion piece about e-readers and bound books, but before I do, perhaps I should address the fact that this normally very reliable weekly blog has fallen off the grid for the last month. And I can’t even tell you why, other than that life...
Lest we forget

Lest we forget

As it’s turned out, I’m taking a bit of a holiday this week, so my regular post is not forthcoming. However, in the wake of Anzac Day, I strongly recommend to you two articles I read this weekend. The first was in yesterday’s Sydney Morning Herald,...
Tall poppies

Tall poppies

There I sat, with about a hundred poppies coiled in my lap, and looking at ten times that many again in a long string across the tables in the room. Yvonne from my garden club was explaining to us all how local women had been crocheting these beautiful poppies, each...