August 23, 2019

Kate Forsyth was 'in conversation' with Robyn Cadwallader at Harry Hartog  (ANU) with her new novel The Blue Rose. As always it is fascinating to listen to the stories behind Kate's writing and a delight to be in her presence. Kate is such a generous soul, you can see...

June 14, 2019

I do read a lot of e books but I love the tactile pleasure of paper. I think it was the gorgeous covers looking so pretty in my Instagram feed bolstered by glowing comments by various reviewers that prompted me to buy both books on a flying visit to Sydney. I found...

November 29, 2018

I don't know why I waited so long to read The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden. I very much enjoyed this wonderfully frosty and creepy tale. The second title of the Winternight Trilogy is on my ever growing TBR pile (though book 1 reads well as a stand alone...

November 25, 2018

The Canberra Australian Fairy Tale Society ring met this afternoon to discuss the 'Knights of the Fish'. None of the group were familiar with the Spanish tale of magic fish, twins, dragons, princesses and witches, but with our reference list provided by the society we...

July 4, 2017

At the 4th Australian Fairy Tale Society Conference AGM 'Belinda Calderone' was awarded the inaugural 'Australian Fairy Tale Society Award'. Belinda received an original painting by Erin-Claire Barrow to take home and her name was the first to be engraved on the perpet...

July 4, 2017

                                                                      Do you ever feel like you are...

June 18, 2017

Yesterday was the Canberra Glasswork's annual Winter Glass Market.
For this year the theme was totally on point for my glass work with the theme of a Black Forest Fairy Grotto. Hello to everyone who stopped to chat about fairy tales, it's lovely to find more of the Can...

October 28, 2016

The Australian Fairy Tale Society issues it's second e-zine, including an interview with glass artist Spike Deane.

September 5, 2015

My exhibition at M16 is halfway through and this weekend is my turn to sit the gallery. A time in which I can be relaxed. The last few weeks have been extremely busy, what with the GLINT residency and getting ready for a show. Here are some shots of the works insitu.

June 16, 2015

It is the Winter Solstice in Australia this weekend (Sunday) and it is a really busy one for me.

On Saturday the Canberra Glassworks has the 'Winter Glass Market' from 4-11pm and on Sunday I'll be up in Sydney, presenting at the Australian Fairy Tale Society Conference....

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