Kate Wilks is a swimmer, a teacher and a writer, but she has never been a mother. She believes she has a good and satisfying life until a chance encounter with her ex-husband and his daughter. Swimming is a lyrical story of one woman’s journey. A novel about loss and survival, friendship and love, creativity and fulfilment, it will resonate with anyone whose life hasn’t turned out as planned. Set in the western suburbs of Melbourne and on the surf beaches south-west Victoria (Australia), Swimming is a novel that [read more...]
Permission to Dance…One Step at a Time is more than a book. It is a comprehensible course that simplifies the multitude of abstract ideas we read about creating the love and the life we most desire. Gayla’s playful and shamelessly open approach leaves generous room for her readers to open up to the kind of radical self honesty she says is necessary in order to achieve true happiness. Permission shows us how to apply easy, pleasurable and very practical activities in our day to day lives that inevitably lead us to our [read more...]
Lillian Rovena Smith (nee Humphreys), 1919 - 2008, who lived through the Great Depression and World War II. Humorous, brilliant, sometimes sad, showing the distress and frustration of the unliberated female of her era. Poems about her beautiful, red-soil, lush, sugarcane producing, country hometown of Childers, in central Queensland, Australia, which she loved, and her family of ten siblings, six children, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren
Poems of a baby boomer, an Australian woman born post-war, in 1947, who grew up in the 60’s, the Beatles era, and lived through the political turmoil of the Vietnam War, the rise of the alternative society, the abolition of Apartheid, and the granting of land rights to Australian aborigines. Poems reflecting Australian life, up to and including the present day. Her latest poem, Children of a Waterborne Holocaust, is about the children swept away and drowned during the recent historic flood in Queensland.
David Love has cleverly captured the Australia that was the 1860s, painting a picture of what life was like for the common men and women of that time. From the infamous knuckle men who fought in the ring for glory: to love and Romance, to love lost. From the corrupt police force with their unfettered power to burn, slash, beat up and steals from the population with impunity. To the stand of the Chevalier Ben Hall and his fight against the unfairness of the English aristocrats who controlled the police, that is akin to the Jacobite [read more...]
The story is set in 2600. The world has been devastated and the apparent only survivors remaining exist in very controlled and organised societies within great domes. Only four domes remain in the world representing the four quarters. The Decree that inhabitants are bound to live by is oppressive hence people attempt to escape. This is the story of survival not only of people but of the humanity of people. There is something that cannot be erased or scientifically obliterated from humans. The “Genii” are those who have [read more...]
The God fallacy outlines the many claims of competitor religions, each stating this religion alone has the exclusive truth and that all non-believers are destined for eternal destruction, or should be murdered!! An overview of these contradictory religious claims, self identifies religious texts to be literally, dysfunctional fiction. It presents the overwhelming basis for non-belief in god, and for an end to god worship. The Western world is at war with religious terrorists. This book identifies the literal source and cause of [read more...]
The book is written in a conversational style. A family sitting around the table discussing the existence and nature of God: evolution and the human soul: the basis of morality; the nature of theology and religious belief; the present life versus the putative afterlife and the role of the Catholic Church. It is a very clever book and engages the reader throughout the book captivating them with the point of views between the 3 protagonist. It is a wonderful read for all those interested in Theology.
Fighting disease and promoting chemical-free nutrition is the focus of a new book that reveals the hidden truth about some unhealthy mass food-production practices, while encouraging us to get outside, get our hands dirty and grow the sort of produce that might just save our lives. Written by first-time authors Sharon and Andrew Cooper, successful horticulturists with an award-winning commercial nursery, The Superfood Gardener: A Step By Step Guide to Growing Superfood Vegetables in Your Garden is a simple, practical guide to [read more...]
By Toni Brisland London detectives DemiChat and Lord Flannery Beagle discover that a scientist has gone missing! He has left behind a trail of purple powder that makes Flannery sneeze his way across France into Italy. Will Scotland Yard Police Dog Jake and Detective Inspector Robert Cooper help or hinder their investigation? Why are gangs of Italian and Irish crooks double-crossing each other to get their hands on the formula for the purple powder? What is the secret formula and what is it for? How does Italian Police [read more...]