A must read for all young Adelaide poets and poetry enthusiasts! Poems are happening all around us - when you're breezing along on your bike seeing the people, houses, dogs and traffic as they flash by; or when there's a possum on the wall at school and everyone's gathered around; or when the seagulls rise and fall with each ball bowled at the oval.
Literary Thumbprint: Cheryl Sorg (Etsy shop owner) will take your actual thumbprint and a list of your 50 favorite books or quotes and create a thumbprint portrait for you. And it’s three feet tall! (burrowpress)
Oct 2014 - The first in-depth analysis of the new government's keystone policies. In Quarterly Essay 53, Paul Toohey looks at one of Tony Abbott's signature promises: to stop the boats. Has his government succeeded? If so, at what cost? In Java, Toohey observes asylum seekers heading for Australia and reports on the Indonesian response.
August 2014 - In the realm of amusing, deadpan greetings cards, Cath Tate is the original and best. In her thirty-year career she has created thousands of witty, original and often subversive cards, featuring grim-faced old ladies, ludicrously dressed 1920s gentlemen and bizarre-looking children, paired with text that perfectly captures her highly individual and devastatingly funny view on the world.
Book: How A House Is Built by Gail Gibbons. Gail Gibbons writes books with beautiful, realistic illustrations and great vocabulary - this books helps your children learn all about construction sites and home building. ForSmallHands.com
July 2014 - Not all interventions in Aboriginal Australia are inspired by external agents, politics or ideology. Some arise from pragmatic responses to community needs where people's aspirations are central. Mayne unravels a story of people, place and relationships. Personal and political, this is a journey of ideas to action; intervention through innovation.