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Talk to Toowoomba English teachers … Part 2

So lets us jump to part 2 of Cave Hill. Why do these characters in my story: a Sydney Morning Herald journalist, a female doctor who works for Doctors Without Borders, a Regional Education Director based in Roma, a helicopter … Continue reading

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Talk to Toowoomba English teachers Part 1

How many teaches can claim that all their students enjoy their classes? That they are not just going on delivering a curriculum that has been prescribed. How many can claim to be innovators? My novel is about an ambitious teacher … Continue reading

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BCC library stocks Cave Hill

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Reader Review

Back to my novel, Cave Hill. One of my readers, Bronwyn Menkens, has sent this review: It’s as though an ominous spirit sits on your shoulder as you read Cave Hill. You know from the jacket spiel that someone will … Continue reading

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Why I write

In september 2011 I presented a talk at the Queensland Outdoor Education Conference discussing why in my declining years I am writing novels rather than memoir. Here is part of that talk: A Pedagogy of Place and Why I Write … Continue reading

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Welcome to my writing blog

Hi This blog is intended to promote my forthcoming novel, Cave Hill. It is a story about a student expedition in the Carnarvon Ranges of Central Queensland and a reunion of six of the participants thirty-three years later in the … Continue reading

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