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September 2011

    Aussie Author Challenge Book Reviews

    Book Review: Faces in the Clouds

    …by Matt Nable. Meet Stephen and Lawrence Kennedy. Twins. Born and brought up in the army barracks with their dad Sargent Terry Kennedy and god-fearing mother, Leila Kennedy. Although they are twins, they couldn’t be more different. Lawrence is intellectually disabled while Stephen is not. Stephen tries to battle with his thoughts about resenting some of Lawrence’s behaviour while at the same time loving his brother very much. On the whole though, these two boys enjoy their lives in the…

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  • Poetry

    Listen to the victim…

    She was the new girl At the prestigious high school Didn’t fit in from day one You see, she just was uncool Wearing her skirt longRather than way up the kneesHer…

  • Kitty Kapers

    Kitty Moments…

    Who would have thought that I — a person who pretty much loathed cats until 5 years ago — would be writing a gushing post about cats! But people change. And…

  • Humour

    Cop-o-phobia

    I noticed something really strange with me and thought I’d share it to see if others go through something similar. Whenever I see a police car, my anxiety increases two-fold and…

  • Book Reviews

    Book Review: Blueeyedboy

    …by Joanne Harris. Once there was a widow with three sons, and their names were Black, Brown and Blue. Black was the eldest; moody and aggressive. Brown was the middle child,…

  • Kitty Kapers

    Say hello to Pebbles…

    …the newest member of my household. Pebbles looking up at yours truly Pebbles playing with my feet — she seems to love them Pebbles looking for a spot to sleep Tired…

  • All about the mind

    R U OK? Day

    15th September is R U OK? Day. What is R U OK? Day? It is a day for all Australians (and personally, people world over) to connect with others and check…

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