The Lost Sister

Journey of a Groningen Girl

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The Sky Is My Religion Special Edition

The new edition of 'The Sky Is My Religion' is available on Blurb and will be launched at the Dewangga Gallery, Ubud, Bali on the 4th October in the 'Dancing Under The Sky' Exhibition. The beautiful covers were designed by I Wayan Meja and I Wayan Eka Partama (Gilo) both painters in Ubud. Please check it out! 

 

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Link to the Dutch Australian Cultural Centre and Dutch Australia Hub and Waves of Migration Exhibition

Link to Bonegilla Migrant Website

There are some fantastic stories and information on this site. Check it out!

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Happy 2015

Hi everyone,

This month I have received some lovely messages of support for my work. The comment below comes from Lyn in Maldon Victoria. It's always great to get such lovely feedback.

 I just finished yr book .....  I loved it I couldn't put it down .... Your mum and family what a life journey !!!! I'm so impressed by your ability to give voice to a family and to a time of immense hardship ..... Thank you ..... Please write another you're very…

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Posted by Nell Jones on March 30, 2015 at 8:36pm

Happy Festive Season

Well we are coming close to the end of the year and it has been a huge one for me. To end this year off, I decided to publish a poetry book that my Year 2 students worked on throughout the year during Creative Writing classes at my school. An absolutely delightful experience! They are available…

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Posted by Nell Jones on December 9, 2014 at 5:39pm

Hi everyone, Well its been a busy start to 2014. I had my 50th birthday bash in Newcastle and a great time was had by all. In March I started my Masters/PhD program with Newcastle University and have…

Hi everyone,

Well its been a busy start to 2014. I had my 50th birthday bash in Newcastle and a great time was had by all. In March I started my Masters/PhD program with Newcastle University and have been working with Australian poet, Keri Glastonbury who is supervising my novel, A Token For Perry. …

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Posted by Nell Jones on June 3, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Anneke-The short film

 

Hi Everyone,

 

A last update for 2013 so I would like to  wish to extend my warmest wishes for the festive season and hope all of you have a wonderful Christmas and hoping New Year brings love, joy and success.

Back in September I wrote a short script called Anneke, The Lost Sister of Groningen to work as a…

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Posted by Nell Jones on December 17, 2013 at 8:55pm

Writers Workshops

Hi Everyone,

I have been rather busy these last weeks working on A Token for Perry, my new novel but have the great privilege next week, in teaching a full day workshop for some young writers in Newcastle at Redhead through the Department of Education. I hope I can inspire them! I will shortly be running a competition to win some books...so stay tuned. Also have begun the process in finding a way to make The Lost Sister of Groningen into a full length movie. Have had some quiet…

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Posted by Nell Jones on May 2, 2013 at 11:05pm

The Lost Sister at Waves of Migration

Hi Everyone,

Happy New Year and hopefully this year will be a wonderful year for all members and their families. 2013 and I have been working steadily on my new novel, A Token For Perry and hopefully in a few months will have the first draft finished.

Meanwhile I wanted to let you know that there is a fantastic exhibtion on at the Maritime Museum in Sydney at Darling Harbour, called Waves of Migration. The museum requested that migrants put their stories up on the message board…

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Posted by Nell Jones on January 30, 2013 at 6:30pm

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Well done Nella 3 Replies

Started by Derek Jones in Anything about Groningen. Last reply by Nell Jones Jan 27, 2012.

Hostel life........NOT like home! We were NOT grateful to be THERE! 1 Reply

Started by Ozcloggie in Migrant Stories. Last reply by Nell Jones May 6, 2011.

Welcome WALL 2 Replies

Started by Nell Jones in Migrant Stories. Last reply by Nell Jones Jan 4, 2011.

Bonegilla Website 2 Replies

Started by Nell Jones in Bonegilla Anyone?. Last reply by Nell Jones Dec 30, 2010.

translation 2 Replies

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opinion Hilda & Henk 2 Replies

Started by Hilda in Reading the novel 'The Lost Sister of Groningen'. Last reply by Hilda Aug 3, 2010.

SBS interview

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Thanks

Started by Nell Jones in Other Jul 23, 2010.

Holland felt like home 1 Reply

Started by Derek Jones in Being a Dutch-Australian. Last reply by Nell Jones Jul 19, 2010.

Digital Jewish Monument Netherlands 1 Reply

Started by Nell Jones in Anything about Groningen. Last reply by Nell Jones Jul 17, 2010.

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Book Launch of The Sky Is My Religion at the 'Dancing Under The Sky Exhibition', Ubud, Bali, October 4th, 2012

The Sky Is My Religion
Special Edition
By Poems by Nell Jones
Photo book

Article featuring the Lost Sister of Groningen

Newcastle Herald

Article by Donna Page Newcastle Herald April 8th 2011

The Lost Sister at Ubud Writers and Readers Festival

Anneke and Nell interviewed by Joop Mul for the Dutch Australian Cultural Centre

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English Translation of the Book Review on Radio Nederlands By Joop Mul (Ozcloggie) DACC


SBS Dutch Radio Page with Interview

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The Dutch Touch on ABC Open

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About the Author

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About the Artist

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Writing the Novel

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