Best Hens Night ideas in Sydney, Review.

If you caught our recent lowdown on the best bars and clubs for hen parties in Sydney, you’ll have read about hensnightsydney.com.au popularity as a hen hot spot. As big fans of the venue ourselves, we were delighted to catch up with Sarah Graham, a Party Coordinator from Tiger Tiger. Sarah’s…

Women of the World Festival in Brisbane

This weekend I’ll be at the Women of the World Festival in Brisbane, which looks fantastic. I’m speaking on Sunday morning in a session called Mother Earth: Women Saving the Planet with four amazing women: Senator Larissa Waters; sustainable farmer Lynne Strong; founder of Nomads Palace, Sam Cook; and GetUp’s Anne Coombs, who’s chairing…

I am an invisible man Book Review

‘I am an invisible man,’ declares the narrator of Ralph Ellison’s only novel. ‘I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fibre and liquids—and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.’ The truth of these…

The Member of the Wedding

Carson McCuller’s The Member of the Wedding is the story of a young girl who suddenly finds herself at sea in the world; she hates being herself, and she can find no words for the new things that burst within her: It happened that green and crazy summer when Frankie was twelve…

The Words to Say It book review.

The Words to Say It is the story of a difficult birth, an ultimately triumphant odyssey through near-death and madness to life. Dedicated to ‘the doctor who helped me be born’, Marie Cardinal’s autobiographical novel recounts her birth and delivery from her mother—but the birth and delivery are not as we…