Pen and Paper: The Sensuality of Journaling

Moving house three years ago, I realised just how many journals I had collected over the years. Many of them have only a few handwritten pages - the rest being blank. Very few are almost full. I don't think I can boast a single completed journal. Yet each time I enter a stationers, or a … Continue reading Pen and Paper: The Sensuality of Journaling

Undecided of Corangamite: Changing Seats and Local Members

Last year we moved house. I'm not a political writer, and nor am I aspiring to be one. However, my experience in my new electorate has prompted me to consider the Australian Federal election from an entirely different perspective than I have in the past. Our new home is only 30 minutes’ drive from our … Continue reading Undecided of Corangamite: Changing Seats and Local Members

On Creative Writing Courses

Every so often I happen across a discussion of creative writing courses, and whether or not they are useful. The crux of these discussions seems to be whether or not it is possible to teach a person the creative skills they need to be truly innovative and original, or if this is an innate talent … Continue reading On Creative Writing Courses