Category Archives: Fremantle

Bugger…

… I’ve forgotten my manners – here you all are – bouncing about the internet – trying to find an interesting read in the world of blogging, and I’m letting you all down! I don’t know that I’ll be giving … Continue reading

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My mum dropped a fresh ‘yarn’ into my lap today…

… it was newly formed and still a little ‘squeaky’ in places – but remains poignant none the less – more so because it reminds me about the marvels of the Human race – the bizarre happenings that associate themselves … Continue reading

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On Monday and Tuesday of last week…

…Indigenous writers, actors, playwrights, film and documentary makers and musicians from across Australia, dropped into a little place called Fremantle (Western Australia) to put their collective heads together, and shared their yarning abilities with us wannabes. This event was called … Continue reading

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