The Lost Sister

Journey of a Groningen Girl

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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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Added by Nell Jones on March 30, 2015 at 8:36pm — No Comments

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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Added by Nell Jones on December 9, 2014 at 5:39pm — No Comments

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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Added 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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Added by Nell Jones on December 17, 2013 at 8:55pm — No Comments

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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Added by Nell Jones on May 2, 2013 at 11:05pm — No Comments

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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Added by Nell Jones on January 30, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Hi Everyone, Well I am back from Bali even more inspired than before! A wonderful opening and great publicity for the book launch of The Sky Is My Religion. It was really wonderful to work with the a…

Hi Everyone,

Well I am back from Bali even more inspired than before! A wonderful opening and great publicity for the book launch of The Sky Is My Religion. It was really wonderful to work with the artists, dancers and musicians who worked tirelessly with me to produce…

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Added by Nell Jones on October 15, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Lovely article written in Bali post Book Launch of The Sky Is My Religion

A lovely article written by Mayumi Inouye and Kadek Ferry who write about their experiences of the Dancing Under The Sky Exhibition in Ubud Bali. Of course the art exhibition is still open until 30th October! There are fantastic photos on this site! Check it out!
Nell Jones

http://www.balitaksu.com/dancing-under-the-sky-2012-ubud

Added by Nell Jones on October 12, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

The Sky Is My Religion Opening

The Opening of the Sky Is My Religion went well! Check out this website link from Bali and Japan.

http://bali.navi.com/special/5043001

For a translation see below

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Added by Nell Jones on October 5, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Dancing Under The Sky

Added by Nell Jones on September 29, 2012 at 12:34am — No Comments

New Edition of The Sky Is My Religion Published!

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…

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Added by Nell Jones on August 25, 2012 at 8:27pm — 1 Comment

Dancing Under The Sky Exhibiton and Book Launch of The Sky Is My Religion

Hi Everyone,

I have been busy preparing for the launch of the new edition poetry volume, The Sky is My Religion, which will take…

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Added by Nell Jones on August 14, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Building Bridges

Hi Everyone,

In the past weeks I have been with the Balinese Artists from Ubud on The Building Bridges with Bali Project. This was an amazing experience for anyone who was involved. I was…

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Added by Nell Jones on May 24, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments

Latest from Nell

Hi Everyone,

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…

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Added by Nell Jones on April 9, 2012 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Poetry Performance

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…

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Added by Nell Jones on April 6, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Dutch Festival

 

http://www.rembrandtdutchclub.com/en/sydney/Dutch+Festival

The Dutch Festival in St Mary's, Sydney, 23rd-25th March. Look out for the Lost…

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Added by Nell Jones on March 23, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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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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