Patrick Gale: A Bulletin from a Verandah in North Katoomba

March 5, 2016

Writing is an activity that usually requires me to be quiet, stationary and ever so slightly bored, so that the work in progress is the most interesting thing in the room. Even then, eighty percent of my writing time involves no physical writing whatso …


Who were the Ten Pound Poms? Stephanie Bishop tells all

August 13, 2015

My grandparents migrated to Australia from England in 1965. They travelled as Ten Pound Poms, part of an assisted passage scheme that allowed British citizens to travel to Australia for £10, while children travelled at no cost. Any Briton was eligible …

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New acquisition brings The Other Side of The World closer for Tinder Press

March 6, 2015

Tinder Press has acquired Australian author Stephanie Bishop’s UK debut, THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD. The novel tells the story of a fractured marriage, and of a woman torn between two very different worlds when her family relocates from England to Aus …