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blogging rocks

Thanks Con for #blogjune – that was fun. I discovered a lot of interesting bloggers and topics and I spent time reflecting on stuff for my own posts. Most happily, … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment


Why did I never get to check out a comic from the library? I read comics as a kid, and so did my Dad. My Mum still has a fine … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lending eReaders

Our library plans to develop a program this year on lending preloaded eReaders. Many libraries do this already, including a couple of places where I know the librarians so will … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

readers advisory position in nsw

There’s a part-time readers advisory position available in Mosman, New South Wales, closing Tuesday 24 June. Find it here. From the position description Mosman appears to have a comprehensive service with … Continue reading

June 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

opportunity knocks

A very little post today for #blogjune. Being awarded the research grant was an exciting opportunity for me, allowing me to explore something that I was interested in and then … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

comic strip

I’m sorry to say that I have a regret in my life. I’ve held on to it all the way from year six. Our school had a swaps day, and … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

#bookaday for Nic

  #bookaday on Tuesday 10 June theme is ‘reminds you of someone you love’. I gave a copy of  The Little Bookroom to my oldest* friend because the whimsy of … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

beware the triffids

For #bookaday on the 8th June – I have more than one copy of… John Wyndham’s The Day of the Triffids and of The Chrysalids. I bought a couple from second-hand … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

public art for #blogjune

  Image by Catherine Bebbington – Ceramic Flower Garden by Paul Cummins at  [Image subject to Parliamentary copyright and Creative Commons licencing – non-commercial and attribution] Image by Jeremy Elder … Continue reading

June 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

tea words

I drink enough tea. I could ink contemplative poems onto used teabags to create an art installation. I’d use an aromatic tea so you’d walk into the room and immediately feel … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 3 Comments