Continuing our record of War Memorials in the Bendigo, Loddon and Mount Alexander regions, Australia.
Last weekend when Bill and I were in Mildura to install Imagining Mum we saw an ad on the telly about a shop that featured a Bushells tea logo. As we are photographing many things tea related we thought we would go and investigate. Bill parked the car while I walked up and discovered thatContinue reading “Bushells On Tenth: Ye Olde Lolly Shoppe”
While preparing for a talk with Kinder children for next week, I am going through my writing for children. I have forgotten just how much I have written over the last 15 years and also exactly where and when my work has been published. Dr Jelly Belly is one such story that I am particularlyContinue reading “Kinder Talk”
I just received the following message to say my story has won an Australian wide writing competition! I am rapt as the story meant a great deal to me. “Recently and as part of the launch the ACH we ran a competition whereby all contributions to the site before September 6 would go in theContinue reading “Australia’s Community Heritage Win!”
World famous detective Phryne Fisher came to Bendigo thisweek but there was no crime to be solved by this 1920’s heroine as she was noton a sleuthing mission. Actually it was author Kerry Greenwood who was visiting ourtown talking about her famous protagonist as well as her love of history andlife as a an author.Continue reading “World famous detective Phryne Fisher comes to Bendigo….”
Grrr and Shiver me Timbers it’s Pirate Peg. After an hour of entertaining children at a local pre-school by playing games and telling stories about life as a pirate and then finally having the children walk the plank in order to earn a piece of ‘gold’, Pirate Peg was still full of life when IContinue reading “Revisiting Bendigo’s Everyday People.”