Category Archives: Brisbane events

Watchwords – what is happening in Brisbane

Watchwords is a site is about writers, readers, artists, filmmakers and our beautiful City of Brisbane. It is a non-profit site that writer Lois May started up to cover the Brisbane Writers Festival initially, back in 2012.  It was intended to be taken down … Continue reading

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One Word One Day – Brisbane

  BRISBANE’S DATE In partnership with the Indigenous Literacy Foundation – In partnership with Zart Art. It’s back by popular demand! For the third year, One Word One Day will be making its way around the country enticing illustrators to … Continue reading

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End of a RADF chapter

Well, for me, another chapter has come to an end. Last month I completed my four year term as a RADF (Regional Arts Development Fund) committee member for the Logan City Council, representing the portfolio of writing. I was appointed … Continue reading

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OWOD illustrator event – Brisbane

Last year I had the pleasure of facilitating Brisbane’s OWOD (One Word One Day) illustrator event. So I was very happy to be part of this year’s event. This time it was held at The Edge, State Library Queensland. OWOD … Continue reading

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A Summer Renga – completed

In February this year I posted that I joined eight poets at Karawatha State Forest (Brisbane) for a summer ginko (haiku walk) with the talented poet Graham Nunn. Then from that time till mid April we worked on a renga … Continue reading

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A Summer renga

If you love haiku, hope you’ve had a chance to check out the links to the haiku written by the nine poets who recently gathered at Karawatha State Forest. David Stavenger’s haiku, ‘snake weather’, was voted the most resonant poem … Continue reading

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More haiku from Summer ginko

Here are some more poems from February’s Summer ginko – haiku walk – in Karawatha State Forest. The backdrop of the forest provided an inspirational few hours of haiku hosted by poet, Graham Nunn. Please check out the wonderful haiku … Continue reading

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A Summer gingko

Last Sunday, 10 February, I joined nine other poets in a wonderful ginko (haiku walk), hosted by the talented poet, Graham Nunn. Having spent a week or two in Melbourne dealing with legal stuff, it was a lovely way to … Continue reading

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Leading Illustrators’ Auction for Indigenous Literacy

Earlier this year a host of Australia’s best known and highly acclaimed artists created art for ONE WORD ONE DAY to raise funds for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) to help disadvantaged kids in the remotest parts of Australia. Artists … Continue reading

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More ASA’s OWOD Pics and TimeLapse video

Carrying on from yesterday’s blog post, here are the links to the finished art work produced by the nine acclaimed artists who participated in ASA’s (Australian Society of Authors) ‘ONE WORD ONE DAY’ Brisbane  event. Just introducing the artists again … Continue reading

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