Category Archives: Sanctuary for writers and historians

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 Link 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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The ABC Open Community

ABC Open is a wonderful community I’m proud to be a part of. It “is real stories made by real people from all around Australia”. Every month new projects are set to inspire the community. They are are a combination … Continue reading

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A community of writers

Earlier this year I was lucky enough to meet Angela Walton when she dropped in to one of my Starving in a Garret community meetings. They are informal gatherings usually on a Saturday at a local cafe. I post on … Continue reading

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Starving in a Garret has a new home!

Thank God! It is lovely to have such a friendly place with good coffee where I can relax and write and do my Starving in a Garret sessions. The Press Book House is the perfect place to catch up with friends, browse … Continue reading

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Churchkey Espresso

Only a few weeks ago I met Catherine a like minded soul who has opened a new cafe at 488 Hunter Street, Newcastle – knowledge, beans and machines. The perfect place to have a session of Starving in a Garret. … Continue reading

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A change of venue and day!

As I’m wandering around a cemetery on Saturday (yes, I know history buffs are strange people) I thought I would hold Starving in a Garret on Sunday, 4th August and for a change at the excellent Agosti’s Cafe on Darby … Continue reading

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