Goodbye 2018

What can I say about 2018? It went by far too quickly. In this post I will update you on what happened in the last three months, and my plans for 2019. Happy New Year!

Book Review: The Last of the Bonegilla Girls by Victoria Purman

1954: When sixteen–year–old Hungarian Elizabeta arrives in Australia with her family, she is hoping to escape the hopelessness of life as a refugee in post–war Germany. Her first stop is the Bonegilla Migrant Camp on the banks of the Murray in rural Victoria, a temporary home for thousands of new arrivals, all looking for work and a better life.

Midwinter Ponderings

Whoops. So I’ve written a whole heap of draft blog posts but never finished or published them. My motivation takes a nosedive during winter, so I guess I shouldn’t be surprised, but it does make me feel rather slack. Such a cliche, I know, but I don’t do well in the …