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Just a light rant off the top of my head. Can think of plenty more stuff wrong with nationalism if I try. Or just read (any) George Orwell or Kurt Vonnegut book. They’ll set your prejudices straight. Read More

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Short Story / Flash Fiction

January 25, 2021

Reads: 67

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

The smell of smoke is an unspoken reminder. Read More

Reads: 77

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Another in the Australiana series, depicting the coming of age for a young man. As always, it is a draft which needs further refinement Read More
An old one reworked for the Australiana collection. An anecdotal story about desert creep and big farming practices. Read More

Book / Romance

May 03, 2020

Reads: 375

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Kara Aisling has a goal in mind. Influenced by a former housemate she plans to sleep with ten different guys in order to hit the self-proclaimed title of 'Double Digits'. With this task in mind, she uses Tinder as her handy guide to courting different men. But along the way… Read More

Reads: 191

Comments: 7

Shelves: 2

The The Imaginarium House

A poem written for day 1 of NaPoWriMo. Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Poem / Memoir

January 02, 2020

Musings of the noble bushmen, my mural " Aboriginal " Read More
A combination of tales I heard and wrote about sometime ago, it tries to approach the subject of differing sexuality among close friends. The idea was to weave in some contemporary issues but without the political baggage. note: edited and updated June 2020 . Read More
I am putting together a number of stories about life in "modern" Australia that hopefully will have enough one day to put together a short book on Amazon. In the mean time I post them here to give them a "try out", perhaps to garner some comments but also to… Read More
In the Australian beach town of Fallow Range, a deadly swarm of killer Box Jellyfish near Melbourne, attack visitors during the summer. When fisherman Taylor Painter, and his girlfriend Tracey Lower, a marine biologist, attempt to find a solution to the threat, they find it hard to convince the authorities… Read More
In the Australian town of Franklin Halls, Charles Bait, a local fisherman, struggles to deal with marauding killer Box Jellyfish, that have taken over in the raging oceans. Read More
Taiyo Yamazaki and five other astronaut candidates enter a cave beneath the Australian tropics as part of a mock mission to prove their worth. But when disaster strands them they find they are not alone… (A stand-alone chapter from Tribulation (550AU Book 1)) Read More

Reads: 405

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A story about a kangaroo and her young son her in pouch fleeing a dingo. Read More
My chapter is the start of my journey from when i had the courage to leave an unhealthy marriage and move to the other end of the country to begin my new life. I will continue on sharing my quest to find love in the modern dating world and how… Read More
When Bella’s well-known Gran (Donna the jeweller) mysteriously disappears one night from their suburban home in Canberra, it sends the whole town of Cranford into despair and fear for the events of the future. “Where was she taken to?”, “Was she kidnapped and murdered?”, “Is she alive and well?” are… Read More
I am putting together a number of stories about life in "modern" Australia that hopefully will have enough one day to put together a short book on Amazon. In the mean time I post them here to give them a "try out", perhaps to garner some comments but also to… Read More
Melbourne, Australia, 1953. Mike Scott is a low level criminal. When he sees a dead body in the city, he puts his life on the line when the killer strikes again. Read More
This short story is the first work in English I have ever published. It deals with a thriller revolving around missing family, all of this set in a futuristic scenery in Australia. I hope to receive constructive crisiticism about my writing style, grammar and typography in general. In fact,… Read More
Katherine is a young Australian girl from country Victoria. She stumbles on a talent for fashion design she didn't know she had, and uses it as her ticket out. Mike is a New York Lawyer, charming but self indulgent, with links to the mob. He has a penchant for… Read More

Book / Romance

July 08, 2018

Reads: 1031

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

What Leo Frawley needs most is a mother for his children, and he reasons that a wife should be cheaper than a nanny. What Roberta O'Malley wants is to be free to travel the world that she imagines is right out of her grasp. What… Read More

Reads: 430

Comments: 9

Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

Two twins, one suffering from a dreaded, & debilitating desease, a silent killer which sneaks up on it's victims quietly, & then spells carnage for the victim & their family! Read More

Poem / Historical Fiction

January 27, 2018

Reads: 628

Comments: 6

Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

Australia wasn't always just kangaroos and funny accents. Their history is actually much darker then they'd like to admit. And many who had to endure it, are still alive today. Read More
Luna and Rigsy have found a spooky mansion in the Australian desert. Read More
my views on the way australia is going. Read More
One of missing artist Naughty-Jade's paintings is stolen from an Art Gallery the day before the openning of an Exhibition of her art work... Read More
A girl living Down Under, in Australia, shares her story. Read More

Short Story / Non-Fiction

April 09, 2017

Reads: 616

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Memories is a story I would like to share with other like-minded writers. Enjoy Read More

Book / Romance

April 01, 2017

“Well, This is a nice change of scenery.” “It’s a prison cell!” “I was being sarcastic…” The cold metal of the bench was pressed against my legs. May had her head in her hands. Rose was sitting in the corner, playing around with a saucepan in her lap. “Why…?!” May… Read More
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