Tag Archives: childhood

Book 14: “Motherhood”, Anne Manne

Allow me to begin with an analogy. Let’s pretend you are a cyclist. You’re trying to decide which route to take to your destination. The obvious option is to take the road, to face off against the cars and the pollution and struggle in a game that is based on their laws and their somewhat […]

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Book Review: “The Great Gatenby”, John Marsden

To understand my relationship to The Great Gatenby, you have to be aware that it was a mainstay of my childhood literary-ness. Not necessarily in the sense that it made a profound impact on me, but in the sense that it seemed to somehow always be on the bookshelf when I wanted a quick read […]

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I Am

I wrote this poem in around the New Year, in 2011. I was at an AYCC event in Sydney, strategy or training or some such. As an exercise to acquaint us, each of us was given the same sentences to answer. I think I’m the only person who wrote a poem. I am from the […]

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