Category Archives: Living a creative life

Women of Words Event 2

Last week at the Women of Words Poetry Event 1 at the Press Bookhouse Cafe $240 was raised for the Hunter Women’s Centre. Books were donated by Ivy Ireland (reading above) Magdalena Ball and Beth Spencer and used as door … Continue reading

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Women of Words poetry events

  The Women of Words will be a series of events held throughout November in order to raise funds for The Hunter Women’s Centre and White Ribbon Foundation. There are four events that will accompany the opening with female poets … Continue reading

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Submissions still open for Eat, Stray’d, Love – Women of Words

Callout for submissions!!!….This ones for the ladies. Papatuanuku Press is calling for submissions from female poets for its latest project: Eat, Stray’d, Love – Women of Words. Women of Words will be a chapbook exploring the subject of ‘Domestic/Family Violence’. … Continue reading

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An update on Ruth Skilbeck’s books

It’s an exciting time for Ruth. On the 20th of this month her novel Australian Fugue: Missing will be available on Amazon Kindle and soon after as a print book that can be ordered through bookshops. Her non fiction work … Continue reading

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The Fugue State and the work of Ruth Skilbeck

I first met Ruth Skilbeck when Ruth, Paula Morrow and myself were invited to read at our Booklovers group which often meets at Cooks Hill Books. I have written about Paula’s book Darwin’s Dilemma in an earlier post here. I … Continue reading

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Paula Morrow on Goodreads

I recently had the good fortune to meet Paula Morrow the author of Darwin’s Dilemma: the damage done and the battle for the forests. “This novel is based on two true stories: A fictional group investigate the truth behind a … Continue reading

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Research communities

It’s wonderful how research communities and people can cross paths. As mentioned in an earlier blog, World War I LinkĀ gathers a lot of these communities together under the one umbrella. My blog about the Scottish Women’s Hospitals is a member … Continue reading

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