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D.J. Blackmore

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I've milked cows. I've kept bees and made cheese. I bartered my Gouda for wine at a boutique vineyard near our home in The Hunter Valley, New South Wales.
A short stint with horses saw me falling off and breaking my best arm. It gave me second thoughts on animals of the equine persuasion.
Being mother to five is perhaps my greatest achievement, but writing comes a close second. After all, we two have been friends for such a long time.
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There is something golden in the innocence of childhood. It is a cradle of poetry as ephemeral as the years themselves, yet Enger nevertheless unfolds the family story like Rube is sitting on a rocking-chair with all the time in the world. He does it ...more
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Hammer breathes into Scrublands something of the Australian Riverina that only a native son can do. He uses a deft brush to paint a Drysdale-dark picture that lights the bush with lightning strikes. I am at once a voyeur in a depressing town hit by h ...more
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