The New Order

THE  RIPPLE  EFFECT  OF  THE  NEW  ORDER.The Odd Couple, the Mild-Mannered Man and the Well-Worn Woman, live on a ‘Do No Harm’ basis in a modest cottage in a conservative exurban suburb in south east Queensland. They are an excellent fit with the crisis of the...

The April Fool

A Pinch and a punch for the first of the month and all that, so enticing particularly to schoolkids, but it was irresistible to bullying bastards that delighted in it also being his birthday. The first of April had always been tinged with sour memories.He had been an...

Out of the Bottle

OUT OF THE BOTTLE MAY 2019 BY JUDI NICHOLSONSitting in a therapy room amongst strangers, Evelyn wondered what on earth had led her to here of all places. As the wine poured it was as though the real Evelyn had squeezed her way through the neck just as fluidly and out...

The Bell Tolls

Father McKenzie sat at his office desk in the Rectory, putting the finishing touches to his Sermon for Sunday. Of all the rooms in the Rectory, the only one that his house keeper, Mrs. Armitage, did not touch, was his office. It was rather untidy but it was the way he...

A Character From My Novel

A character from my novel – by Peter Carseldine I collect faces, interesting faces, real faces that are alive. One face among my collection I based my heroine on, Pamela Rodriguez. I would recognise that face anywhere. It was raining when I arrived at the train...

Sheep In The Sky

The wind moved the dark clouds at a speed it gathered above the earth and cried. Sheep in the sky is a children’s book about cloud shapes. LEARN MORE MEETUPS WHEN: First Tuesday each month 9:30am (except January). WHERE: The Caboolture Library   Keep an eye...