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Kathryn's Inbox · 2d ago

Friday Funnies: Quaq Quao

Quaq Qauo was a stop motion TV series from Italy that was made totally out of origami. During the 1980s and 1990s, it used to air in Australia on Channel 2 (now better known as the ABC,) in ...
Kathryn's Inbox · 3d ago

Review: An Isolated Incident by Emily Maguire

Not since I read Janet Turner Hospital's Oyster back in university has a novel ever left me feeling quite so depressed. And there is no doubt about it, An Isolated Incident is not an uplifti...
Kathryn's Inbox · 5d ago

Review: The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa

Armando Lucas Correa's first novel is a well written tale that weaves between the past and present to tell the story of Hannah, a young German girl. Hannah, along with her parents, and her f...
Kathryn's Inbox · 6d ago

Around Adelaide (Street Art)

It seems that this tree just outside Colonnades Shopping Centre has been bombed with a variety of artwork. I am not sure what it it advertising, but it certainly looks colourful.
Kathryn's Inbox · 1w ago

Friday Funnies: Ernie And Bert Meet The Martians

Another classic Sesame Street clip. This one is worth watching until the end--Bert's response is completely fitting for his character. (And I, for one, think that he actually believes Ernie!...
Kathryn's Inbox · 1W ago

Writers on Wednesday: Sandy Vaile

Hello, and welcome to another brilliant Writers on Wednesday Post. This week South Australian author Sandy Vaile is stopping by as part of her Combatting Fear blog tour to chat about her new...
Kathryn's Inbox · 1W ago

Review: Tony and Susan by Austin Wright

Originally published in 1993, Tony and Susan was a minor hit in the United States. Somehow, in about 2011, a secondhand hardcover copy made its way to my bookshelf (a minor miracle, consider...
Kathryn's Inbox · 1W ago

Around Adelaide (Street Art)

This fence borders the old Le Cornu site in North Adelaide. Once the home of a large and thriving furniture showroom (I'm too young to remember it, but apparently it had a rounded glass wind...
Kathryn's Inbox · 2W ago

Review: Counting by 7s by Holly Goldburg Sloan

I found a copy of Counting by 7s at the Dymocks book shop in Rundle Mall, and from the moment that I picked up this supposedly middle grade novel, it started to warm my heart. (I say suppose...
Kathryn's Inbox · 3W ago

Review: The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

The Complete Persepolis was like nothing that I had ever read before. An autobiography written as a beautifully illustrate graphic novel. And not only that, but what an autobiography. Marjan...