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The Ivory Rose by Belinda Murrell reviewed by Jill Smith

Book Review by Jill Smith©May19 Title: The Ivory ROSE Author: Belinda Murrell Publisher: Random House Australia Jemma just started her first babysitting job in one of Sydney’s iconic homes known as the Witches’ Houses. The house is old and run … Continue reading

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Somerset Celebration of Literature Part 2

Summary of my day at Somerset 15th March 2018 – Part Two By Jill Smith©May 2018 This session was in the Performing Arts Centre which I had to dash to as my session with Jaclyn ended at 10 am and this … Continue reading

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Time traveling…

Tregothnan Estate is where quality tea is produced. We had a walk around the gardens then had a tea tasting. Then we went onto Charlestown and after that onto Fowey which is simply charming!

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Hazel Barker books info …

I’m delighted that Hazel enjoyed my review of her book. I’ve now added her other books on my Goodreads to read list. This is her comment about my review of Heaven Tempers the Wind – Story of a War Child. … Continue reading

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Heaven Tempers the Wind Book review by Jill Smith

Book Review by Jill Smith©Oct16 Title: Heaven Tempers the Wind – Story of a War Child Author: Hazel Barker Publisher: Armour Books This is a memoir of a lovely lady I know through the Writers club. Hazel is a gentle … Continue reading

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Shadow writing …

Terry Spring is a Life Member of Gold Coast Writers who is always busy. She has self published Transported, Twenty Two Truly Twisted Tales, Rainbows End at Double Bay, and now added Tambo Girl and Lucky Me to her growing list … Continue reading

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The War Memorial, Canberra – cold but full of stories…

Recently we went to Canberra and enjoyed a emotive journey through The War Memorial. The friends we went with had a story to resolve, Jenny said her Grandfather should be on the memorial wall but she didn’t know where. We … Continue reading

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