Aboriginal women and  NAIDOC Week 2018

Aboriginal people across Australia celebrate NAIDOC Week which starts today,  Sunday 8th July, and goes to 15 July. Since since I was a very young woman, the paths of some Aboriginal women have crossed mine and enriched it it many different ways.

A Long Way From Home, Peter Carey – book review

A Long Way From Home by author Peter Carey, AO, made it to the Miles Franklin Award long-list this year (2018). Had it been successful, this book would have joined the author’s three other books with this distinction*.

La Sylphide, ballet and granddaughters

Tickets to the ballet, La Sylphide, formed part of John’s and my Christmas present from one of my daughters. The gift also included the company of my daughter and three of my adult granddaughters at the theatre last Saturday night.

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