Library Visit 2021 – Port Pirie Library

Wow! What a brand new spanking library. I was surprised and impressed. I didn’t expect to visit a shiny new public from Port Pirie at all. I thought this town might have been backward but I have been proven wrong! What a progressive little town. Date of visit: 9 September 2021 Features: Apart from it…

Book Review – Klara and the Sun

I actually reserved this book at my local library ready for me to read when I got back to Hobart from our road trip on the mainland last year. But guess what? I saw this book available at the Naracoorte Library during our stopover there last year. And since I’ve become a member of the…

Library Visit 2021 – Flinders Mobile Library

This was another serendipity moment. We were checking out the niche little town of Melrose in South Australia when I saw this mobile library! Here is their timetable for the first half of 2022 – just in case you’re in the Mt Remarkable and Port Pirie regional areas. Date of visit: 7 September 2021 Features:…

Book Review – Good Omens

I read this during our recent road trip to the Northern Territory and South Australia. As we were busy hopping on and off to places the only time I could read was at night time. Even then, I only read for a few minutes as I was usually exhausted from all the day’s activities. So…

Book Review – Newt’s Emerald

This is another free book I picked up from the Port Augusta Library. I liked the cover and I’ve heard about the good reputation of Garth Nix, which was the main reason I picked it up. So what is this story about? It’s about Truthful (yes that’s her first name) Newington who has recently turned…