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Books for Your Tweens and Teens

By Megan Daley | Sep 24, 2019
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I’ve been collecting books for tweens and teens on *all of the things* for many years now – for the various schools I have worked at and now also for my own…

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Two Years is Such a Very Short Time

By Megan Daley | Apr 28, 2019
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Two years is such a very short time in #grieftown. When my brother died unexpectedly in 2012 I spoke about feeling like I was in a place, far from everyone else and…

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Stories in All Forms: Stories in Silver

By Megan Daley | Feb 21, 2019
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If you’ve been reading my blog for a while now, you will know that I love a local online jewellery store by the name of Oh My Giddy Aunt – this is…

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Jewellery Book Boxes

By Megan Daley | Aug 28, 2018
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It would be fair to say that I love a good book themed gift or twenty. My latest fav is these book jewellery boxes from Oh My Giddy Aunt (seen above). This…

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The Dromkeen Librarians Award

By Megan Daley | Dec 4, 2017
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Gone are the days of me tripping off around the place at the drop of a hat and leaving ChickPea and PudStar at home…those days came to a crashing halt when Dan…

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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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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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NAPLAN Results and the Role of the School Library and Teacher Librarian

By Megan Daley | Aug 4, 2016
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I don’t agree with standardized testing such as NAPLAN, but at this point there is no avoiding it, so I will at least use the data to shine a light on an…

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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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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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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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