Book Review – Canberra

My love for Canberra (I grew up here) has been accentuated even more by Paul Daley’s book, which outlines the history of the Canberra Limestone Plains from its controversial inception as the nation’s capital to its design by the American architects Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin. It’s a fascinating read and have learnt…

Library Visit 2019 – Woden Town Centre Library

We spent a month in Canberra searching for a suitable caravan and car for our road trip to Queensland. With all that time spent in the nation’s capital and with the city’s large number of library institutions, I’m amazed that I only visited one library here – the Woden Town Centre Library which I used…

My DIY Presentation

My Abstract Proposal Last year, I submitted an abstract proposal to become a speaker at the 8th New Librarians Symposium (NLS8). To my surprise, it (the abstract proposal, which was in the form of an HTML file) got accepted. “Hurrah!”, I thought, “I’m off to Canberra in June!” My Mentor I participated in the NLS8’s…

Smarty is on holidays

Well as you may have noticed I have been very quiet here as my family and I have been on the road for almost four weeks travelling on mainland Australia to attend my graduation. I completed my Master of Information Studies at Charles Sturt University earlier on this year and the graduation ceremony will be held on…