Journal Entry – Grace

Journal – 26th January, 2018 He took me to Berwick Botanical Gardens this morning. We stood gazing at the scene at the lake both completely immersed in a world of our own but also of each other. We agreed a short story could be written and also a canvas painted from our vantage point: GRACE more

Why I Write – Terry Tempest Williams

It is just after 4:00 A.M. I was dreaming about Moab, Brooke and I walking around the block just before dawn. I threw a red silk scarf around my shoulders and then I began reciting in my sleep why I write: I write to make peace with the things I cannot control. I write to more

Journal Entry – Mermaid

THE FOLLOWING CONTAINS COARSE LANGUAGE. PLEASE DO NOT READ IF THIS OFFENDS YOU.   14th February, 2018 – MERMAID at Cape Patterson   I looked back to the rock shelf I’d been sitting on from 50 meters away, 100 meters, 250 meters and each time thought the same thing: my clothes were the exact colour more

Review – The Paperboy by Vince Vawter (book)

Book Review   Book: The Paperboy by Vince Vawter Publisher: Penguin Random House, USA Audience: Children (age 10+), teen and adult fiction/memoir readers   This book is a winner of the Yearling Newberry medal and part of the year ten curriculum for English in Australian schools. The author states that it is more memoir than more

Uni Assignment – Poetry & Exegesis of LMM

©LMM – Written May 2017


A WRITER’S DAY Journal entry; 30th October ’08

I found this journal entry yesterday, it was the last one I wrote right before I began to write my first book that was published, Oracle In The Mist: I write my morning pages (Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way) and then . . . I stare at the blank page and wait for the words more

The Blue Mountain Torrent:

By Wang Wei (AD 699 – 759) From The Strathvea Music Festival – Musica Poetica;   It is said that those who make for the Yellow Flower River,   Must pursue this mountain stream,   And follow a myriad twists and turns among the hill ravines,   Although as the crow flies the distance is more