Five Minutes with Hazel Edwards O.A.M #LoveAusAuthors

Hazel Edwards OAM is the star of my #LoveAusAuthor feature today. Her third published work is perhaps her best known, the children’s picture book classic, ‘There’s a Hippopotamus on Our Roof Eating Cake’. This special imaginary friend has been cherished by children and parents alike and led to the ‘dubious honour’ of Hazel being referred…

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Five Minutes with Australian Authors #LovAusAuthors

Australian Book shop

If you love books and reading, (which I hope you do!), you’re going to love my new blog feature Five Minutes with Australian Authors #LoveAusAuthors. I will be featuring Aussie authors, their books, behind the scenes, and the stories of their lives, in short, easy to read blog posts. For readers and those in the…

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What Makes a Home Sustainable?

how to build a sustainble home

Simon Clark from Sustainable Homes Melbourne, has been building homes for more than 15 years, and before that, watching his Dad build them. He started ‘helping’ his dad build homes when he was about 7 or 8 years old, and from about 14 years old, he began working with him most weekends. ‘I became a…

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Writer Wellbeing: Veronica Strachan

Veronica Strachan lives in Gisborne, at the foothills of the Macedon Ranges. She writes as Veronica Strachan, and as V.E. Patton, for her fantasy and scifi books. She began writing as a child, stopped in high school, and re-started at age 56. She is sharing her journey as a writer and some of her tips…

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Wellbeing For Writers: Kevin Klehr

As a writer, you are advised to have an active social media presence. This brings many rewards – connection to readers, other writers, research opportunities, story ideas, finding books to read, connecting with your support network, connecting with the industry. But it also brings an overwhelming and exhausting stream of information and emotions. It is…

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Sustainable Tips on Decluttering and Organising Your Home

Sustainable Tips on Decluttering and Organising Your Home

Being overwhelmed by stuff and clutter, can be extremely distressing. Many people experience increasing pressure, when they can’t find  the things they need, constantly have to move items to find a spot to sit, or live with clothes all over the floor. Those who have more serious issues with hoarding, can spiral out of control…

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