Australia Day

Today is January 26. Australia Day. According to the Australia Day website, “Australia Day, 26 January, is the day to reflect on what it means to be Australian, to celebrate contemporary Australia and acknowledge our history.” This National Day is also controversial. It marks the day, Jan 26, 1788, when the British arrived to colonise … Continue reading Australia Day

#Book Snap on a Tuesday – That Deadman Dance

I am running a little behind with this week's Book Snap, but better late than never. That Deadman Dance by Kim Scott won the Miles Franklin Literary Award in 2011 and is pictured above in the Gumbi Gumbi Gardens at USQ in Toowoomba. Set in Western Australia, the book's central focus is Bobby, a young … Continue reading #Book Snap on a Tuesday – That Deadman Dance