OK, since attempt #1 at launching ‘The lady with the lamp’ was thwarted by Covid-19, we’re trying again! Hosted by FAWQ, it will be held from 2 pm on 14 August at Hills District Community Centre Hall, 291 Dawson Parade, Arana Hills, 4054. Linked with a panel discussion about writing and editing with the fabulous Patrice Shaw and Judy Gregory. And it’s FREE!
I was thrilled to visit the beautifully restored Greycliffe Homestead, former home of the Nott family, at Biloela on Sunday 11 July. Captain Starlight (aka Frank Pearson/Frank Gordon and a whole lot of other aliases) once spent a night there when he was on the run from police in 1887. The Banana Shire Historical Society put on a fantastic afternoon tea!
‘Live life when you have it. Life is a splendid gift – there is nothing small about it.’
These were the words of Florence Nightingale, one of the many trailblazing women I’ve researched in preparing for my new children’s historical fiction series, ‘Carly Mills, Pioneer Girl’.
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