SHORT STORY: 49 is a dangerous age

SHORT STORY: 49 is a dangerous age

A week before her forty-ninth birthday Frankie found herself gripping the rough wooden handle of a Tarzan swing high above a waterhole, wondering if it was such a good idea after all. The deep pool below looked a long way down. She’d watched her young nieces and...
Flying Fish Point

Flying Fish Point

My earliest memories are of deep red earth and horned black beetles with spiky feet that clung to my fingertips. In the late sixties in Far North Queensland, Christmas beetles shone like baubles and cane toads leapt up the front steps onto the verandah of the family...

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