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Suzie Eisfelder

Suzie has been writing about books since 2009. She continues to write about books, writing, book shops, conventions and whatever other book related things come to hand. There is a distinct possibility she will die with a book in her hand.

Blossom in the Dust by Anna Birch

Another of the books I bought at Book Fair Australia. I’ll get through them at some point. I certainly chose an eclectic bunch of...

Ragnarok: A Witch’s Curse by Leanbh Pearson

This is one of the books I bought at Continuum this year. I bought this and also the anthology she was selling on her...

Grave Mistake by Ngaio Marsh

I needed something I’d read before, something that felt friendly and light. Looking on my shelves I found Ngaio Marsh. She’s a New Zealand...

Continuum is back!!!!

Sorry for all the exclamation marks, I do know that Terry Pratchett felt that too many exclamation marks is the sure sign of a...

The Fighter by Arnold Zable

Arnold Zable is one of those great writers. I reckon he’s the Neil Gaiman of the biography genre. I understand I’ll be repeating myself,...

Dandy-Con

I’m so excited to write about Dandy-Con I almost lost my ability to word good. Set at the fabulous Dandnong Library at 225 Lonsdale...

Stone Town by Margaret Hickey

I bought this book at The Bright Bookshop. We were spending a weekend in Bright and I was left, in the middle of town,...

Department of Curiosities by Karen J. Carlisle

Yet another book by Carlisle delivered to me in the post because I back her on Patreon (shameless plug, just because). I think I’ve...

Today’s ramble

I’ve changed the day I publish my article on this website. I did that a few weeks ago in an effort to force myself...

The Bookseller of Kabul by Åsne Seierstad

Another book in the ‘can’t remember where or when I got this’ category. Sometimes I remember to write this information down on a business...

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Becoming a prosumer as part of Australia’s journey to electrification

Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric By Chris Kerr, Vice President Home & Distribution, Schneider Electric In the face of a worsening climate crisis and rising electricity prices, Australians are seeking ways to reduce their environmental impact and save money to combat the effects of these two important issues. They are turning […]

5 Anger Management Strategies for Men

Anger is a natural emotion, but when it becomes uncontrollable, it can lead to problems in personal and professional life. For men, societal expectations and pressures often make it difficult to express emotions healthily, leading to pent-up anger and frustration. Effective anger management is crucial for maintaining...

‘More Leons needed’: meet our Citizen of Year

A former elite athlete and natural bodybuilder turned mental health advocate has been named Citizen of the Year in the Sunshine Coast Biosphere Community Awards. Leon Stensholm received the honour for his dedication to helping, mentoring, and supporting young people on the Sunshine Coast through his youth centre, Lookout 07. His vision to create the centre emerged […]

Wireless Internet & Why Your Australian Business Needs It Today and Always.

There are still Australian businesses out there still using wires and cables to meet their Internet needs. There is absolutely no doubt that information technology is at the heart of all successful Australian businesses but there is a better way to conduct your business digitally and it...

“Cities have just 2,000 days left to achieve critical sustainability goals,” warns Arcadis in latest report

Top 20 most sustainable cities in the Arcadis Sustainable Cities Index 2024 Arcadis’ Sustainable Cities Index 2024 reveals major disparities in sustainability progress, as cities race to meet 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)  Amsterdam takes top spot as most Sustainable City, thanks to strong economic performance, social equity, and renewable energy investment. Maintaining trajectory critical as SDG deadline approaches, with opportunities […]

The longest running nature book award for kids

    My name is Zindzi—you might have seen me on Play School or with my band Zindzi and the Zillionaires. I'm one of the judges for the 2024 Karajia and Environment Awards for Children's Literature. I am so happy to be a part of it this year in particular...

Learning how to learn: How SA school children can achieve long-term success

Strategic thinking and problem solving is at the heart of a new study that aims to improve learning and boost academic performance across South Australian schools. A collaboration between the SA Department for Education and the University of South Australia, the five-year study will engage 4000 students in years two, four...

Find your new favourite dish

WHAT'S ON | DONATE BECOME A MEMBER Cookbooks across the ages What did vegetarians eat in the 19th century? Has the art of bread making really changed that much in 160 years? And what is a salad of French beans? Travel through time with our large collection of cookbooks found in the Dewey...

Popular Flowers in Melbourne for Every Season

In discussing the myriad flowers that grace Melbourne throughout the year, it's impossible not to feel a profound sense of gratitude for the beauty they bring to our lives.  Flowers have a remarkable ability to uplift our spirits, evoke emotions, and remind us of the fleeting yet exquisite...

EG Funds and Enosi launch first-of-its-kind clean energy matching

EG Funds Management (EG) has announced the launch of clean energy matching to five of its properties in Sydney, enabling the consumption of up to 85% in renewable energy.  The innovative approach utilises regional solar farm generated energy, which is then matched to the energy consumed at EG’s commercial assets in Sydney CBD. The arrangement […]

Invasive Species Council co-founder, Tim Low receives AM for contributions to environmental conservation

The Invasive Species Council is thrilled that Tim Low, co-founder of the Invasive Species Council and esteemed author, has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his extraordinary contributions to conservation and environmental education. Mr Low is renowned for his influential books on the importance of the environment and action on invasive species. […]

Endangered wallaby flown to south-west NSW in mission to diversify population

A big leap for a little wallaby Ecologists with Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) travelled interstate on a delicate mission to fly the once believed-to-be extinct Bridled Nailtail Wallaby from eastern central Queensland to south west NSW. The translocation was part of a species management plan to improve the genetic diversity of the reintroduced population at Scotia Wildlife Sanctuary (Barkandji country). Under […]