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Lazy Sunday Reads

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Reading Australia: Bush Studies by Barbara Baynton continued

For the past week I’ve been unsuccessfully trying to collect my thoughts on Baynton’s ‘Scrammy ‘And’ and ‘Billie Skywonkie’—sometimes real life has an irritating habit of getting in the way. However, there are two words that keep popping up when … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Really Want to Read But Don’t Own… Yet

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Even though my physical and digital book shelves are stacked with tons of books that I haven’t read yet, I can’t help always looking for new … Continue reading

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Reading Australia: Bush Stories by Barbara Baynton

Recently, I asked a couple members of the book blogging community for recommendations of Australian writers, and what I got will probably keep me busy for a while. This post is on Barbara Baynton’s famous short story collection Bush Studies … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon: The Athlete and the Artist

He pelting stars, he pelting the sun He skipping stones to Buckingham Palace He pelt down the gold mango from the tallest tree, as I pelt this pen to the sky. Christian Campbell The Crown Prince of Pelters Scrolling through … Continue reading

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First Post at Fresh Milk Books

The General In His Labyrinth is the first work by Marquez that I’ve read since he passed away in April. It is also the first review that I’ve written as a Fresh Milk Books contributor. I chose my first Fresh Milk … Continue reading

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The Best of All Possible Worlds by Karen Lord

The Best of All Possible Worlds is a story about loss, mourning, discovery, love, a little 'mytho-poetic', with a sprinkling of humour and new beginnings. Lord's second novel begins with the destruction of Sadira, the home planet of a human race known as the Sadiri. The few survivors are left with the burden of starting over. Led by Dillenahkh (a name I never want to have to say out loud), a small group of Sadiri become refugees on another human planet, Cygna Beta. Continue reading

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An afternoon in the Colleen Lewis Reading Room

  After weeks of following the reviews by the team at Fresh Milk Books, I finally got a chance to browse the Colleen Lewis Reading Room (CLRR) at the Milking Parlour Studio. Last week, Fresh Milk Founding Director, Annalee Davis, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Colleen Lewis Reading Room


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Monthly Wrap-up: May

While not being the best time for reading, a lot of cool literary things went down this month. Festivals and Readings Two days after the Bim Lit Fest, the The University of the West Indies (in collaboration with Callaloo, a … Continue reading

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