The Wild Oats Of Han | Katharine Susannah Prichard #AWWfiction

Last year, my friend at the Writer's Centre NSW, now called Writing NSW, was planning on hosting an Honouring event for Katharine Susannah Prichard. It's an annual event, of which I have managed to attend about half so far. I had just popped my name on the expressions of interest list early last year, when … Continue reading The Wild Oats Of Han | Katharine Susannah Prichard #AWWfiction

The Tailor of Gloucester | Beatrix Potter #ALiteraryChristmas

Feeling very grateful, right now, that Tarissa @In the Bookcase is hosting A Literary Christmas this year. It made me search my shelves for something Christmassy that I hadn't read yet. It led me straight into the delightful and utterly charming arms of Beatrix Potter. I confess that I did not read any of the Peter Rabbit … Continue reading The Tailor of Gloucester | Beatrix Potter #ALiteraryChristmas

The Children of Green Knowe by Lucy M Boston

Time for a classic children's story. First published in 1954, Lucy M Boston published this series of delightful stories about her old family home. I say delightful and mean it in an Enid Blyton, ye-olde-worlde charm kind of way. A story full of imagination, simple pleasures and family history. Tolly’s great grandmother isn’t a witch, but … Continue reading The Children of Green Knowe by Lucy M Boston