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Admirable Artists, Reflective Reviews, Wonderful Writing

ArtsHub: “Gilded”

"Gilded" by Marissa Meyer This book is a treasure: a YA/Adult delve into a fairytale land of mythical creatures, medieval-style life (complete with magic, of course) and a plot that reframes Rumpelstiltskin. In this clever book the author's research into the setting and the narrative style is evident. At 600-odd* pages it's a fantastic escape… Continue reading ArtsHub: “Gilded”

Admirable Artists, Creative Crafts, Reflective Reviews

ArtsHub: “SOUL fury”

"SOUL fury" displayed at the Bendigo Art Gallery SOUL fury is the first visual art exhibition I have reviewed. With works from sixteen female artists within Islamic culture, I discovered great works with powerful messages. Impactful. Enjoy my review!

Public Praise, Self Stretch

Critique of My Book: Geetanjali, Ankita and Kia

Kia's blog Ankita's blog Geetanjali's blog I was approached by Geetanjali, an avid reader and book reviewer, who had seen Erin Nicole Cochran's Readers' Favorite review for Journey into the Shadow and the Sunshine. Geetanjali offered to review my book, along with two of her friends who are also avid readers and book reviewers. All… Continue reading Critique of My Book: Geetanjali, Ankita and Kia

Teaching Travails

Human Being

Our teachers' union. For most teachers, Education Support (ES), assistant principals and principals, Term 2 sees a peak in workload. The pressures of report-writing and related activities are part of this already-excessive burden.  So begins the email from the Australian Education Education, ever battling the state government to make conditions for teachers better. I don't… Continue reading Human Being

Public Praise, Self Stretch

Critique of My Book: Clarissa Pattern

Clarissa's Goodreads profile Clarissa Pattern found my book on Readers' Favorite and approached me for a Review Exchange. Not only did I receive the most marvellous commentary from her about Journey into the Shadow and the Sunshine, I got to read the incredible book she authored! (Read about her book in an upcoming post.) Here… Continue reading Critique of My Book: Clarissa Pattern