An In-Depth Look into the Fall of the Australian Magazine Industry Welcome to 2023! I hope you, dear readers, had a great holiday season and start to your 2023. As for my first post of the year, I thought I’d start it off with the last book I started reading last year, and the first... Continue Reading →

Better the Blood

Better the Blood is both a thrilling read and dives deep into some very flawed characters. It’s a book that dives into the colonial history of New Zealand and it impacts on the Māori population.

Scary Monsters

Have you ever come across a book so unique you can’t really describe it? Well, Michelle De Krester's Scary Monsters is one of those for me. Yet, it makes it one of the most engaging reads for me this year.

Too Much Lip

A Quirky Read During A Crazy Time So, it’s been a while since my last update. Between work, having Covid, family health crises, a failing computer and just overall chaos, blogging has fallen to the wayside. Yet, I’m still reading like crazy in this time, across a wide array of genres. One of these books... Continue Reading →


An Interesting Look into the Story of Australian Journalism Journalism has been forever changed. Between the digital revolution, loss of trust with the public and immense job losses, journalism has lost a lot of its former prestige. Australia, like so many western nations, has had these issues plague its journalism industry. It’s with this that... Continue Reading →

Arrakis Dreaming

Few books have polarised me like Frank Herbert’s Dune has. On one side, I love its worldbuilding and influence on science fiction. On the other hand, I’ve hated it for being a story that drags on when reading it.

Adelaide Writer’s Week 2022

It’s that magical time for writers and book lovers in Adelaide again; Adelaide Writer’s Week. To get excited for this time, I have included some authors who are going to be at this year’s event. These authors come from a variety of genres and backgrounds with many great stories to tell.

Out of Copley Street

Geoff Goodfellow is easily my favourite poet. Born and raised in Adelaide, South Australia, Goodfellow’s raw, working-class poetry speaks to me unlike a majority of poetry I’ve previously read. Read more to find out why this is my second recommended read for 2022.

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