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Brian Kavanagh

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Melbourne, Australia
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Brian Kavanagh has many years’ experience in the Australian Film
Industry in areas of production, direction, editing and writing. His
editing credits include The Chant Of Jimmie Blacksmith, Odd
Angry Shot, The Devil's Playground, Long Weekend, Sex Is A
Four-Letter Word and the recent comedy, Dags. He received a
Lifetime Achievement Award from the Australian Film Editors
Guild and an Australian Film Institute award for Best Editing for
Frog Dreaming. His first feature film which he produced and
directed, A City's Child, won an AFI award for actress Monica
Maughan and was invited to screen at the London Film Festival
as well as Edinburgh, Montreal, Chicago and Adelaide, where it
won the Gold Southern Cross Advertiser Award for Best Australian
Fi
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Brian Kavanagh Many years ago when I was a teennager, alone in the house, a water tap, hidden well within a fernery, was turned on full blast. No one else was…moreMany years ago when I was a teennager, alone in the house, a water tap, hidden well within a fernery, was turned on full blast. No one else was around, and the tap was well hidden, so a passerby would not know of it. Thinking back there were other odd happenings in the house and I now suspect it had a spirit within. Maybe I'll use that idea in a book one day!(less)
Brian Kavanagh Well, it being winter where I live in Australia, I shall be rugged up by the fire and plan to read

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Well, it being winter where I live in Australia, I shall be rugged up by the fire and plan to read

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And revisit some Agatha Christie and Simon Brett mysteries.
Cheers, BK(less)
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“...at least that would explain the weeping and moaning emanating from the woman’s bedroom at night. It woke her regularly and created an illusion which suggested disembodied spirits roamed the corridors. And if there was one thing Melba would not have it was disembodied spirits roaming the corridors...”
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The More Loving One

Looking up at the stars, I know quite well
That, for all they care, I can go to hell,
But on earth indifference is the least
We have to dread from man or beast.

How should we like it were stars to burn
With a passion for us we could not return?
If equal affection cannot be,
Let the more loving one be me.

Admirer as I think I am
Of stars that do not give a damn,
I cannot, now I see them, say
I missed one terribly all day.

Were all stars to disappear or die,
I should learn to look at an empty sky
And feel its total dark sublime,
Though this might take me a little time.”
W.H. Auden, Collected Shorter Poems, 1927-1957

“Strong belief in the bright future, always hiding fear of the past”.”
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Beth Hi Brian,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author here as well as elsewhere!
- Beth


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Peg Brantley Thanks for the Goodreads friendship, Brian.


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