Dreaming with Eyes Open

Every year the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) inspires schools and libraries to celebrate the books, authors, and illustrators of Australia in 'Book Week'. The first time I heard of this I was a graduate high school teacher, seven years ago*. Back then I thought, what an awesome idea - and I still do. … Continue reading Dreaming with Eyes Open

Who Do You Miss? (IWSG February)

Welcome to Bunuru, the Noongar nation’s ‘second summer’ season, the hottest time of year here in south-west Western Australia, where masses of white flowers will soon be in bloom (such as the marri flowers in this week's header image by Jean and Fred Hort). What a way to end the summer holidays, start the new … Continue reading Who Do You Miss? (IWSG February)