Book Review: The Great Gatsby

If you Google “American Literature” , chances are you will come across classics such J.D. Salinger’s ‘Catcher in the Rye’, Harper Lee’s ‘To Kill a Mockingird’ and of course F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ‘The Great Gatsby’. However, accolades for Fitzgerald’s masterpiece were few and far between at the time of the book’s release in 1925 and … Read more

The new mid-life crisis

When I think mid-life crisis my mind conjures up visions of sleazy middle-aged men driving around in red sports cars or Harley Davidson’s.  Not really sure why… something about cliche’s. But what about women? There has been a shift. A real shift. More and more women are suffering from depression, anxiety and plain hopelessness. It … Read more

Why I’m entering a blog competition with no hope of winning

Yesterday the Australian Writers’ Centre announced open their Best Australian Blogs 2013 Competition. And I sucked up a huge bit of courage and entered this blog under the words/writing category. It may seem a little pointless entering a competition in which you have no hope in winning. It is not that I have such a … Read more