Cubby study sanctuary – a place to love

Cubby study sanctuary, my place to retreat and enjoy. The tiny space off the living room in our apartment grabbed my attention. Used for storage of unfolded laundry by the tenants-in-residence, its potential thrilled. ‘It’s called a study-nook on the plan,’ the real estate agent said. ‘I’m yours!’ the little space whispered.

Public libraries I have loved

Our public libraries are some of Australia’s best loved social institutions.  Writer Tracey Farr reminded an audience at the Perth Writers Festival about the importance of local public libraries. She recalled going to the old Cottesloe library as a child. The State Library of Western Australia  is too often taken for granted, in spite the the service …

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