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Every Writer Needs an Office

By Megan Daley | Oct 2, 2017
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So. I’m writing a book. Allegedly. Dear glory I hope Kristina from UQP is not reading this…but I promise it will one day sit alongside those lovely UQP spines above! It’s been…

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Somewhat Bookish Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

By Megan Daley | Apr 26, 2017
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I update my Mother’s Day gift guide most years on the blog, so that we all (including me) have an easily email-able/text-able to children/husbands/partners! This way they have a nice list of…

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Gifts That Give Life, Hope and Opportunity…

By Megan Daley | Nov 28, 2016
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…gifts that meet needs not wants. Gifts that tread lightly on the earth. TEAR Australia was established in 1971, and I first came across them in the late 90s. If you’ve been…

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Book People: Vale Narelle Oliver

By Megan Daley | Oct 5, 2016
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Beautiful Narelle… You will be so missed by your family, so missed. I know only too well the grief cycle and you, my mum and I have discussed grief at length on…

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Book People: Benjamin Law

By Megan Daley | Sep 24, 2016
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Benjamin Law is a Sydney-based TV screenwriter, journalist and newspaper columnist, who has PhD in creative writing and cultural studies. That’s the official spiel from his website but I’m pretty sure that my intro is better;…

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Book Week Costume Ideas

By Megan Daley | Aug 15, 2016
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Prue Theroux: The Cool LibrarianOne of the most exciting parts of The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book Week each year is the book character dress-up parade which many schools, kindergartens…

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Eight Years Old and A Book Update

By Megan Daley | Apr 6, 2016
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PudStar is eight. I find this hard to comprehend. Everyone used to tell me, ‘it will go so fast’ as I struggled my way through newborn sleeplessness and toddler tantrums. I would…

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A Library…Because #playmatters

By Megan Daley | Nov 17, 2015
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My first degree was in Early Childhood Education and it was in this degree that I first fully understood the importance of play. The theory was all learnt at university (thank you…

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Books About ASD

By Megan Daley | Nov 11, 2015
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Someone asked yesterday on Facebook if I had any books to help explain autism to a high functioning ASD pre-teen. Well yes indeed I do! I’ve actually been asked this question a…

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PudStar’s Show and Tell

By Megan Daley | Aug 26, 2015
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PudStar’s Show and Tell Good afternoon Two Gold. My name is PudStar on the internet. We call me that on the internet becuase it is not good to put to much information…

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Writing and Creating Space

By Megan Daley | Jul 3, 2015
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(a post in which I rave about a desk – oh yes I do) Both my children are ‘creators’ – of mess mostly, but also of art, stories, Lego cities and…mess. They…

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Book People: Meg McKinlay

By Megan Daley | Jun 25, 2015
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Book People: Meg McKinlay I really, really love the writing of Meg McKinlay, and when I started these Book People posts she was one of the first authors I wanted to feature.…

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Seven Years Old and a Book Update

By Megan Daley | Apr 13, 2015
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Seven Years Old and a Book Update We have just celebrated PudStar’s seventh birthday with a bollywood party with friends and a family dinner – and we are now living in what…

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Book Parties for Kids

By Megan Daley | Mar 10, 2015
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Book Parties for Kids As you may have gathered, I’m rather a fan of book themed parties. Seriously what’s not to love? The theming is done for you, often there are enough…

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Summer Holidays and Pelicans

By Megan Daley | Jan 3, 2015
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Summer Holidays and Pelicans If you live in Australia, I hope you are enjoying the summer holidays and have had the chance to dip your toes into some salty water and wiggle…

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