The Blue Nib

Hi literary gangsters, this is just an update to let you know that two of my poems, My Elegant Hoon and Hell’s Gate are published in Issue 41 of The …

The Fantails Came

The fantails came followed at my feetand I thought theywere here to warn meof death but theyjust wanted to pickthe bugs from theoverturned stonesat my feet. The fantails cameand hovered at …

Dead Possum On The Road

Hi TLG readers. Here’s a little ditty I wrote about my ethical quandary about possums. I grew up in Australia and we were taught to call ‘1800InjuredAnimals’ whenever a koala, …

Connecting Dots

*** (a poem) *** white finger tips press over bumps smears orange dust on Forgotten Road red circles are Family Camps in Nature they move on together Black History gone …

The Wandering Wonderer

Reggie woke with the sun soaking his tired legs and Mar had left a plate of toast with jam and a coffee urn on his bedside table. He sat up …

Five Fingers

Nestled in Wanaruah country lies a town, dotted with quaint tea shops in heritage listed buildings, threaded together by a brook that occasionally babbles too high. Feel the energy, dark …

Train Goes By

If you look past your face’s reflection in the train window, it’s only a glimpse but takes a lifetime to see the dry, hoof-beaten straw for grass, and how it …

A Man Walks In To A Bar

A man walks in to a bar and pulls a stool out from under the bar bench of the old Light-horseman Inn. The barmaid is a woman of forty-two, bearing  …

Scone Writers Festival

Courtney Collins said at the Scone Writers Festival that for writers and those alike, what you write must be worth the tree that is cut down and used to print …

Price Check! The Musical

A trolley full of laughs!  Price Check! – The Musical is a new Australian musical comedy, offering some strong and independent competition to our American-dependent musical ears and eyes – …