Look Deeper

On this website six Albury writers bring you stories from our region — from the mountains, the farms, the communities. There will be history, cultural notes, reviews, short fiction. Maybe even some poetry. Our title, Riparian, means relating to or situated on the banks of a river. It also refers to the parts of the river that lie under the water.

Women at the Edge: History and Beyond

A transcript of a talk I gave at this event in Beechworth on the 12th March. The event was a partnership between Women's Health Goulburn North East and The Wheeler Centre. They asked me to speak to the question "What would the historical timeline look like if women were included?"   In 1956, Kylie Tennant… Continue reading Women at the Edge: History and Beyond

Intriguing story set in Albury

During their journeys to become tech savvy, each member of the IN-Group in this easy-to-read novel will proceed to change their lives in unexpected ways.  'Secrets of the In-Group' pays tribute to those friends who support us to overcome challenges later in life.  Co-authors Carolyn Re and Loretta Re (publishing as the Resisters) have done Albury… Continue reading Intriguing story set in Albury

Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly series at MAMA

A couple of times a week, over the past couple of months, I’ve been a visitor-experience volunteer at MAMA, talking with people about Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly series, which is currently showing. This is the only NSW stop on a travelling exhibition from the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra. It is no exaggeration to… Continue reading Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly series at MAMA