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Things to see, bits & bobs

Things to see, bits & bobs

Angela Meyer February 1, 2011 2 Comments

How’s your year so far? I’m having a great time with this classics project, though it’s hard to know what to do with all the new books I’m being sent. Here’s a pile: Of course, I’ll get as many as I can out to guest reviewers, and I’ll fit some in myself. At the moment, […]

A few sessions at Writers at the Convent, 2010

A few sessions at Writers at the Convent, 2010

Angela Meyer February 16, 2010 2 Comments

I caught three sessions at Writers at the Convent last weekend – run by Reader’s Feast Bookstore, held at the gorgeous Abbotsford Convent. The session ‘We’ll always have Paris’ featured chef Shannon Bennett (Shannon Bennett’s Paris) and Elizabeth Bard (Lunch in Paris) who is a New Yorker living in that magical city. Bennett is a Melbourne-based chef/restaurateur […]

Love, Literature and Evolution – Writers at the Convent

Love, Literature and Evolution – Writers at the Convent

Angela Meyer February 16, 2009

On Saturday the 14th I attended a couple of sessions at Writers at the Convent, a mini writers’ festival run by Reader’s Feast Bookstore, at the gorgeous Abbotsford Convent. Unfortunately, the ‘Australian Fiction’ session with Peter Goldsworthy, Robert Drewe, and Steven Carroll was cancelled, but I skipped the other big sessions and decided to spend […]

I Do it For Love

I Do it For Love

Angela Meyer February 14, 2009 3 Comments

Let me start out by saying I have a terrible headache, but I blog because I love you. Happy Valentines Day, readers. I hope you didn’t get too commercial. I hope you wrote a heartfelt poem or song, no matter how shoddy. I spent the day with Charles Darwin, but more on that later in […]

Round ’em Up

Round ’em Up

Angela Meyer February 7, 2009 3 Comments

A wealth of literary-minded titbits (yes, that is the proper Australian spelling) to share with you this week: * Only one week until Writers at the Convent. I don’t have a lot of dough at the moment (read: broke) but I can’t miss the Australian Fiction session at 8pm on the Saturday. It’ll be my […]

Smells, Snugglepot, Springsteen Vibes, Sleepers and Stuff

Smells, Snugglepot, Springsteen Vibes, Sleepers and Stuff

Angela Meyer January 18, 2009 16 Comments

Ah, to write. To do it for the joy alone. I am addicted to creating and recording. I am also addicted to discovery. How does that writer do it? How did they come up with that? How did they capture just how that feels, or what it would feel like, or how it would feel to be […]