Monthly Archives: September 2011

Mary and the dresses

My friend Kate’s mum is a lovely woman called Mary Wilson. She is in her 80s but that by no means slows her down. She’s quietly standing up for the young girls in her country Western Australian community, many of … Continue reading

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Ann Patchett entertains

Saw marvellous author Ann Patchett in person at the Stanton library in North Sydney. She’s one of those gossipy story-tellers who can really make an impression. I’d recently finished her latest novel State of Wonder, and her reading a dramatic … Continue reading

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