Christmas: Cassette Tapes, Storytime and My Grandmother

When I was really small, my family lived in Victoria, my parents and me, and my older brother. My grandparents lived in Sydney, and because we lived so far away, they didn't see us much at that age. My grandmother, being the creative person that she was, used to write stories for my brother and …

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The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman

If you've ever been to a small town, where everyone knows everyone and each house is full of old names and ancient history, this book should feel familiar. It's the story of a place, from its foundation to current day. Each chapter tells a different part of local history, and family names and traits flow …

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