Exploring Local Museums

Welcome to my strand of the World Wide Web. Writing Tools: tip #4 Dropbox Subscribe to receive articles and tips every week in your inbox Local History: Exploring Local Museums If you want to get to know more about a local area (regional, city or country) then get yourself to the local museum. I recently visited the Camden Museum and was fascinated by the cleverness of their exhibition layout, the expert curation, and the obvious commitment of the local historical society. I hadn't realised Camden was such an important part of Australian history. I knew about John and Elizabeth Macarthur (scroll down to view a Sydney Living Museums video) and their contribution to New South Wales in the earl

The end of summer approaches: Cocky Bennett & Train Travel

Writing Tools: tip #3 Kindlepreneur Subscribe to receive articles and tips every week in your inbox Image source: Pixabay - geralt Temperatures are starting to cool (a little) here on the East Coast of Australia as we enter that much looked for transition period between seasons – autumn. We still have a week to go, but everyday. Edges us closer to sunny warm mornings that don’t turn into furnace like conditions by lunchtime. I do love the in-between times of autumn and spring! Especially, autumn I think because it’s still warm enough to go for a swim. Swimming in spring can be a little chilly. This week, I’ve learned a fair bit about the wine industry in the Albury region of New South Wales,

Writing Tips & Book review: If Cats Disappeared From The World by Genki Kawamura

This week's Writing Tools Tip: Planners Book review: If Cats Disappeared From The World Author: Genki Kawamura Translated by: Eric Selland Published by: Picador (Amazon affiliate links used on this page) What would you sacrifice for an extra day of life? This young man’s days are numbered. Estranged from his family, living alone with just his cat for company, he is unprepared for the doctor’s diagnosis that he has only months to live. But before he can set about tackling his bucket list, the Devil appears with a special offer: in exchange for making one thing in the world disappear, he can have one extra day of life. And so begins a very bizarre week… Because how do you decide what makes lif

February already!

Breaking news! I've added a Writing Tools & Tips page to my website. Check out the first of my favourite things - Scrivener. Now back to your regular reading... I read an article on why, as we get older, time seems to speed up. I'm sure only yesterday it was Christmas and today its already February. What happened to the in between? When I was a still a child, time seemed to drag. School holidays went almost forever and the school term certainly did. Christmas to Christmas was such a long gap of time as to be practically unimaginable. Now they flash by so fast I can barely keep up. Apparently it has a lot to do with retrospection, new experiences, learning and activity, and routine. From a co

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