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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 13, Number 1, March 2019
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Jan Foster
Grovedale, Victoria, Australia


Awakenings

I start my morning with a brisk walk, the air rich with the tang of Eucalypts, Bottlebrush and Wattle. Back home, I watch amused as a batch of baby fairy wrens take their turns at the birdbath. Life explodes in a flurry of feathers and water droplets.

Turning on my computer, I find a writers’ festival announced for Norfolk Island. It beckons me to attempt something I would not previously have dared. I’ve never left Australia before, not travelled anywhere without husband or children.

ticket confirmations─
champagne bubbles
race to the surface

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