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Local Lines

24-08-2020

Fairy Tale Ending

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Local Lines

17-08-2020

Local Lines

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Local Lines

03-08-2020

Poems for Local Lines come predominantly from a group of poets. However, other locals who would like a poem considered for publication can contact Bill Wootton - cottlesbreedge@gmail.com

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Parties

29-06-2020

Bill Wootton has attended many turns and hopes to live long enough to attend some more.

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Bulldog Ants Strike Back

15-06-2020

‘You may start a poem but the resulting words may be entirely different from what you started out to write.’

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Local Lines : Voluntary Service 1990

08-06-2020

Jennie Fraine moved west of Melbourne (to Bacchus Marsh and then Ballarat) from the eastern side back in 2004 and has never regretted it.

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Local Lines : Who is it for?

01-06-2020

Irene Mooney was born in Scotland, and now lives in Daylesford.

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Local Lines : Cracker night at Crouch’s

25-03-2020

Bill Wootton lives in Hepburn Springs and has not lit a fuse for 50 years.

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Venie poetry prize

18-05-2020

THE 2020 Venie Holmgren Environmental Poetry Prize, in partnership with Rabbit: a journal for non-fiction poetry, has been launched.

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Pandemic Poetry

18-05-2020

GORDON Nightingale has used the downtime of COVID-19 to assemble his poetry into a book, Poems for the Pandemic.

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Local Lines : Catholics need not apply

18-05-2020

Tom Perfect had a seriously privileged upbringing within a household of love and love for learning, for the arts, sport, and surviving, where people were always visiting.

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Local Lines : The Loddon’s up

James Baillie lives in Glenlyon and runs a business called 'The Arthritis Man'. He has been writing rhythm and rhyme as a hobby since age 11.

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Local Lines : Moon Magic

04-05-2020

Vanessa Craven is a musician with a fascination for the supermoon, which occurs when then earth and moon are in closest proximity to each other.

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Local Lines: Who cares

30-03-2020

Bill Wootton, who lives in Hepburn Springs and has gone to ground.

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Local Lines : Back in the day when they had toilet paper

23-03-2020

Mary Stone is a poet, singer and spoken word performer who has featured in many poetry venues throughout Melbourne and Central Victoria.

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Local Lines: Felling the Mighty Mountain Ash

24-02-2020

Gordon Nightingale is a retired design draftsman who has turned to writing to keep his mind alert.

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Local Lines : Daylesford in Summer

10-02-2020

Tom Perfect lives in Glenlyon and loves the very active local community, and the General Store, Adsum Farm, and The Local magazine.

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Local Lines – hell, fire

27-01-2020

Bill Wootton lives and writes poetry in Hepburn Springs and is endlessly appreciative of the sterling work of local CFA and other fire management groups.

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