Our Dreaming by Kirli Saunders & Dub Leffler

Goodjagah, little one, walk with me … I want to tell you our Dreaming as the Elders told it to me. Our Dreaming is a beautiful and uplifting picture book, by award-winning storytellers, Gunai woman Kirli Saunders and Bigambul man Dub Leffler. It explores a deep love and respect for Country and all her spirits…past,…

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Five Minutes with Donna van Loenen #LoveAusAuthors

Donna van Loenen says she writes only when she is inspired do so. She has more unfinished stories than finished ones, but finds writing groups bring out the best in her, due to the deadlines, and the inspiration to flesh out an idea for a storyline to share in group. In her non-fiction writing, which…

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Gus and The Starlight by Victoria Carless

Have you ever wanted to live in a movie theatre? Or, if you’re old enough to remember, even a drive-in? I am old enough to remember the magic of the drive-in; watching a story unfold on the screen against the backdrop of the stars, snuggled safely inside your car, or sitting out under a blanket,…

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Five Minutes with Anna Featherstone #LoveAusAuthors

Anna Featherstone writes about things that make her ‘happy, curious, furious and tingly’. She says she likes to dive in and research information, because it helps her clarify things in her own mind and make sense of the world. She also says that it’s a challenge and it’s fun and it’s more comfortable than running…

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Tips on Creating a Sustainable Spring Garden

How to grow a sustainable spring garden

Amanda Stewart and her husband Paul, are the proprietors of Barrow and Bench Mitre10, a delightful hardware store and garden centre, located in Adelaide’s inner Southern suburbs. Amanda has long had a connection to the land and the natural environment. Her childhood was spent on a broad acre farm in rural South Australia, where local…

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Aster’s Good, Right Things by Kate Gordon

Kate Gordon creates characters that you can identify with, no matter how old you are. Her writing is insightful, moving and beautiful. She can suffuse even the darkest moments with humour and build lyrical worlds that draw you into their centre, as you walk alongside the characters. Aster’s Good, Right Things, was the winner of…

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