Journey of a Groningen Girl
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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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The new edition of my poetry book is published and ready to be launched in Ubud at the Dewangga Gallery on October the 4th, 2012. The beautiful covers were painted by I Wayan Meja and I Wayan Eka Partama (Gilo) both artists from Ubud. I am very excited to launch this book and hope you…Continue
I have been busy preparing for the launch of the new edition poetry volume, The Sky is My Religion, which will take…Continue
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I really enjoyed the Bali Opening and hope some of you can check out their exhibition. The video is up of the poetry performance!
I am off to Victoria to write for the new novel, A Token For Perry'(The Girl From Shay's Flat)' and am looking forward to being inspired! Happy Easter and safe holidays.
I recieved this great letter from a reader Marg Mills about the Lost Sister of Groningen-really lovely to receive positive feedback. (see below) Thankyou…Continue
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This weekend at Newcastle Art Space, for the opening of the Balinese Exhibition on the 7th April, I am giving a Poetry Performance with Dewa Astra, one of the visitng Balinese Artists/Dancers from Ubud. I will be performing the poem 'The Sky Is Broken" from my poetry book, The Sky Is My Religion.Performances…Continue
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I recently returned from Bali, having a highly successful launch in Ubud.The venue for the launch was the Anhera Hotel, a beautiful place in the centre of Ubud situated where the main focus of the festival activity occurred. That was very encouraging to begin with! A few days into the festival, banners started to appear and on the Anhera Hotel, a banner with the Lost Sister appeared, which was very moving for Malcolm and I. We really wished Anneke had been there to see…Continue
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Writers and Readers Festival have announced that my book launch will be on October the 9th in Bali. Follow the link below for more information,
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A lovely article about the Lost Sister appeared today in the Stockton Messenger. You can view both pages on the home page of this site.More news... I will be speaking to The Dutch Australian Genealogy Group on August 13th in Sydney with Anneke about the novel.Should be a great afternoon! Ubud plans are shaping up and I feel very pleased with such a great response from everyone about this work. Thanks for all your support and check back from time to time for more…Continue
German Singer, Goetz Widmann and Artist, Malcolm Jones have collaborated on a song about Anneke, called 'There Aint Many Like Annie'. Typically the song is quite quirky! The lyrics are posted on this site. Goetz has offered to play the song at the Dutch Launch! I am hoping in the future there will be a recording!…Continue
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