Browsing All posts tagged under »Williamstown«

Where children used to play

February 9, 2011


Eureka Street has just published a story of a summer’s day in the suburbs, a dreamy summer’s day. Here’s how the story starts: Once a year the children come out to play. They arrive with their parents, who are laden with salads, drinks, folding chairs. Cupcakes, chips, plastic plates. The children bring chalk, scooters, skateboards, […]

Waist deep

January 8, 2011


The Australian edition of The Big Issue has just published Waist Deep, a story about the ebb and flow of friendships, and about finding a sense of belonging. Here’s an excerpt: I had no place here, I told myself again. I’m an impostor, here for the benefit of my own selfish curiosity. But now standing […]