Category Archives: Family

Seeking FIVE outstanding women – do you know one?

The Women’s Information Network (The WIN) is creating a series of International Conferences around the world in 2011 presented under the banner of  Global Women’s Summits. The Australian Conference will be held in Perth, Western Australia on July 30, 2011. … Continue reading

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Getting there is half the fun!

Setting out to go around the USA and Canada for six weeks, most of the time on your own, is a great adventure.  The first part of this event was to get from Perth, Western Australia to Los Angeles and … Continue reading

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Stories My Nana Tells – written by Lesley Dewar

Lesley Dewar is an Australian grandmother, an avid surfer of the net, a published writer and is constantly travelling, browsing, researching and uncovering the unusual. She has been bungy jumping in New Zealand; flown in helicopters across icy mountains and … Continue reading

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Do You Have A Hero In Your Family?

Last Monday was Feb 21 – 2011. A day of strange disruptions in Perth. After a lovely weekend of catsitting in the hills at Chateau de Liswar while Warren and Lisa took overseas friends to Rottnest, I came home mid … Continue reading

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Praise Is Better Than Prozac!

Praise IS better than Prozac! The greatest praise you can give an author is to engage with them, in their books.  I have been meaning to ask you, “What do you think about books and how we interact with them? … Continue reading

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Swimming With My Dad – Aged 92

My Dad featured as the first character in Stories My Nana Tells – being introduced to our readers as a father and grandfather.  Characters at Stories My Nana Tells Nono (real name William) is 92 – will soon be 93 … Continue reading

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Floods and Tears

Please picture this: You are in the Burswood Park, down by the Swan River in the early evening of a fine winter day, a few months ago. Nearby is a park shelter. This one: Now, in your imagination, see it … Continue reading

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