Category Archives: Guest blogger

It’s time to say ‘Sorry, Australia’

It’s been a while since I posted here.  Not because I had nothing to say, but because so often I have been left speechless with disgust and disbelief at what has been said and done – or not –  by … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom to Think, Guest blogger, Methinks | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

You are, we are all Australian

As a former copy editor for the Melbourne PEN Quarterly, I follow PEN’s tireless action on behalf of writers wrongfully imprisoned.  A recent email told that among the refugees imprisoned on Manus Island is a journalist with a Master’s degree … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom to Think, Guest blogger, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Be careful what you whisper

The following points were made in a lecture a decade ago by historian and academic Earle de Motte, author of Egyptian Religion and Mysteries and The Grail: a search for transcendence. His topic was ‘The Power of the Word’, meaning … Continue reading

Posted in Biographies, Guest blogger, Methinks | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Sing the praises of the unsung editor

I love Twitter.  It’s so addictive.  There’s so much going on, and at such a speed that the more folks you follow, the more tweets you will miss, but there’s always one you’re so glad you caught. (Just as there’s … Continue reading

Posted in Biographies, Editor's Cut, Guest blogger | Tagged , | 2 Comments