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Aussie Life Books

A Book Lovers Paradise

This morning, I visited for the first time, the Lifeline Bookfest at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. Primarily a second-hand book sale which runs for nine days, the proceeds of which help to fund the Lifeline 24-hour Crisis Support Line and other suicide support services. In addition to books you can pick up magazines, […]

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Aussie Life Creative Writing Everyday Inspiration

You are creative – find a poem you love

Last week I wrote about my ‘you are creative’ journal.  The first page I turned to had me writing down one of my favourite quotes and this week I’m finding a poem I love.  Of course there are lots of wonderful poems out there, If by Rudyard Kipling would be one of them. The children […]

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Aussie Life Books Everyday Inspiration

It’s a Perfect Day

It’s raining; in fact it’s pouring with no evidence of snoring.  There is no let up. Storms are lashing the east coast of Queensland heading southwards into NSW and beyond.  There is flash flooding in places and the advice is to stay indoors so that’s exactly what I’m doing.

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Books

Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Books And A Beat. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much […]