YouTube Trailer Premiere for Small Town Kid and Devil In The Wind

One of each, today. I've scheduled a new video trailer for Small Town Kid and one for Devil In The Wind to go live on YouTube at 19:00 hours today (GMT + 10). This video is a reading of the poem hating whitey from STK (there comes a time when short back and sides just … Continue reading YouTube Trailer Premiere for Small Town Kid and Devil In The Wind

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YouTube Trailer Premiere for Small Town Kid – loss of faith

I've scheduled a new video trailer to go live on YouTube at 18:00 hours today (GMT + 10). This video is a reading of the poem loss of faith, and I think it touches, in a small way, the difficult lot of immigrant women in a new land. Click here to go to my YouTube … Continue reading YouTube Trailer Premiere for Small Town Kid – loss of faith

mcalpines cherries – video reading on YouTube

My YouTube channel will premiere a new video reading from the Small Town Kid collection today (June 11) at 17:00 hours (GMT + 10). This poem is called mcalpines cherries and tells of an adolescent playing at earning pocket money by fruit picking. Find the video here subscribe to my YouTube channel here.  Don't forget, … Continue reading mcalpines cherries – video reading on YouTube

New YouTube Video Trailers

  Today my time (May 31st, 2019) Devil In The Wind goes live online at 9:00 (which is GMT +10:00). To mark the occasion, I'm pleased to have scheduled for release this morning not one, but two new video readings: From Devil In The Wind: evidence to the commission of enquiry: the warning From Small … Continue reading New YouTube Video Trailers

Small Town Kid – the ‘Crackers’ poem

Anyone who has read Small Town Kid (my poetry memoir of growing up in Beechworth in the 1960s and 70s), will have read about the bonfire that always started proceedings on Bonfire Night: . . . then in the fading light the bonfire on the far side of the gorge is touched off to blaze … Continue reading Small Town Kid – the ‘Crackers’ poem

Australian Politics and #MyMum

Our Federal politics are going through a dirty time at the moment, with the Opposition Leader's mother being dragged into newspaper editorializing overnight. This seems to have given rise to a movement on social media - #MyMum, with folk telling what their mother had given up for them. My mother also made great sacrifice for … Continue reading Australian Politics and #MyMum

Small Town Kid – paperback

I've just noticed that Amazon (in all markets) have taken it upon themselves to discount the price of the Small Town Kid paperback edition. Currently, they have it listed at US$3.52 and Aud$5.59. This is a ridiculously big discount, and I'd suggest grabbing a copy while the chance is there if you don't have it … Continue reading Small Town Kid – paperback

Small Town Kid – New 5 star Review

Thank you to Candice Louisa Daquin for this extraordinary and wonderful review of Small Town Kid. Do check it outon Amazon here - https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/RS7U0ESTQCCKY/ref=cm_cr_dp_d_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=B07L6114KS or at Goodreads here - https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2807885836?book_show_action=false&from_review_page=1 ~