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Term Four for Fairy Poppilna's Story School resumes on Tuesday 7th October.

$10 per class per child.

Bookings essential.

 


 Richard Unsworth - Garden Life

Thursday 25 September 6.30pm, Potts Point Bookshop

Bookings Essential.  Book via Eventbrite or call 9331 6642.

Richard Unsworth is a renowned garden designer and the owner of the iconic outdoor store, Garden Life.

In his book, Garden Life, Richard shares with us his love and enthusiasm for outdoor spaces, stories from his travels exploring gardens in India, Sri Lanka and Turkey and a showcase of his work all across Australia - from the intimate to the grand.

Richard will be sharing his expertise and offering practical advice when he joins us instore.

 

 

Doug Purdie - Backyard Bees

Wednesday 1 October 6.30pm, Potts Point Bookshop

FREE EVENT but bookings essential.  Book via Eventbrite or call 9331 6642

Anybody can keep bees, even in the inner city and Doug Purdie is here to tell you how.

Not only is he going to share his expertise with us, Doug will be treating us to a honey tasting that will delight your senses.

Don't miss this chance for a unique experience.

 

 

Authors Up The Cross - Louis Nowra and Kings Cross

Louis Nowra in Conversation with Linda Jaivin

Tuesday 7 October 6.30pm, Kings Cross Library, 1/50-52 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross

FREE EVENT but bookings essential.  Book via Eventbrite or call 9246 4530.

Join author, playwright, screenwriter and local legend Louis Nowra when he talks to fellow author, Linda Jaivin about his beloved neighbourhood and bestselling book Kings Cross: A Biography.

In parts flaneur, historian and eyewitness, Louis Nowra is the best possible guide to a place that is both real and a state of mind.  Be enthralled by the extraordinary stories of The Cross as Linda and Louis burrow beneath the sensationalist Underbelly "sex and sin" narrative, revealing stories and a cast of characters that not even a writer could conjure up.

 

 

Annabel Crabb in conversation with Richard Glover about The Wife Drought

Wednesday 15 October 6.30pm, Institute of Architects, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point

$15 per person.  Bookings essential.  Book via Eventbrite or call 9331 6642

Join us when Australia's favourite journalists talk about why women need wives and men need lives.

"I need a wife".  It's a common joke amongst women juggling work and family, but it's a joke that's wearing thin.  But then, why is the work and family debate always about women?  Why don't men get the same flexibility that women do?  

The Wife Drought is a call for a ceasefire in the gender wars and a thoughtful, engaging catalyst for a conversation that's long overdue.

Don't miss Annabel and Richard talking about these issues and Annabel's intriguing research about the attitudes that pulse beneath the surface of egalitarian Australia.

 

Dee Nolan and A Food Lover's Pilgrimage to France

Tuesday 28 October 6.30pm, Potts Point Bookshop

FREE EVENT but bookings essential.  Book via Eventbrite or call 9331 6642

Join us when Dee Nolan, author of A Food Lover's Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela and now A Food Lover's Pilgrimage to France, shares her culinary and cultural adventures from her journey tracing the footsteps of the early French pilgrims who travelled to Santiage de Compostela.  From the vineyards of Burgundy to the mountains of the Basque country, Dee tells us all about he food, wine and history of the French pilgrim paths.

Don't miss this opportunity to find out more about this very special part of the world.

 

Authors Up The Cross - The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC

Jesse Fink in conversation with Jane Gazzo

Tuesday 18 November 6:30pm, Kings Cross Library, 1/50-52 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross

FREE EVENT but bookings essential.  Book via Eventbrite or call 9246 4530

It's going to be a high voltage evening in Kings Cross when music broadcaster, Jane Gazzo talks to Jesse Fink about his most recent book, The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC.

Find out more about he band built by three brothers, George, Malcolm and Angus Young - and about the people who prospered and those who got left by the wayside in the band's rise to the top.'

Jesse Fink spoke to a number of musicians and important figures when writing this book and he will be sharing their stories about AC/DC's special brand of music magic with us.