penelope hanley

Ten Books That Changed Me with Penelope Hanley

May 17, 2019 // 0 Comments

  Ten Books That Changed Me with Penelope Hanley What a delight to be invited to list ten books that changed me. It’s difficult to narrow them down to only ten, but how interesting to try. My mother taught me to read when I was four. We were living in the remote east Gippsland bush and she [...]

2019 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

April 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

    The True Story of Maddie Bright Mary-Rose MacColl In 1920, seventeen-year-old Maddie Bright gratefully accepts a job as a serving girl on the royal tour of Australia by Edward, Prince of Wales. Maddie’s talents soon earn her the respect of Helen Burns, the prince’s [...]