I was the guest reader at this month's QUT Literary Salon at the Queensland University of Technology.
*Helen is the one who hears the ghosts. She might not use such fanciful words; she tells people that real stories are always better than made up ones. She is a patient listener, a careful questioner. ...
*Don't fret if you're getting this for the second time!
Mal is surprised to find he has become a TV addict. He's living from week to week, waiting for the next instalment of his new favourite show. He watches it on a tiny black and white screen.
"*The tourist comes here with the camera taking pictures all over. What has he got? Another photo to take home, keep part of Uluru. He should get another lens - see straight inside. Wouldn't see big r...
The first season of *Marvellous, Electrical* has taken us from the fairytale coasts of Portugal
It's strange to look back on the valleys you've travelled.
We're in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. It's a quiet town which Aussies often mock for being dull. We're here to see the renowned glassworks, and maybe visit Gus.
That’s what the Colonel would have said - Colonel Chestbridge, that is. He was a funny chap. Short-tempered, spoke like Patrick McGoohan, saw him eat a spider off his own epaulette once. Had hands l...
"It was kind of foisted on me," Joel Edmonson says. "I was *just* compliant enough to go along with it."