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

Restaurant Review

Guess what happens when you throw a writer into the nuts, the bolts, the cogs of a wheel to witness the inner working of the hospitality business? It’s a very personal experience, especially when you consider that the writer is a foodie from way back who relishes the sampling and gourmandising of new and exotic more

Uni Assignment – Poetry & Exegesis of LMM

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Personal Essay for Uni – Can literature have an affect on and change lives?

I thought I’d share with you a Personal Essay I wrote for Uni. The prompt for this essay was “Can literature have an affect on and change lives?” Personal essays are written by writers who want to argue a point but also want to give insight into their own experience of what has brought them more

Persephone & Hades

Although he took, My purity & innocence, When my Hades came for me, No-one knows this, But I followed him willingly. He took advantage, Of my gullibility & naivety, When I frolicked through, The pasture of flowers, To introduce myself to him, oh so shyly. No-one knows that, All alone at night I yearned, In more