Stories

December 5, 2018 - Courage to Make Music

Found Deanna and the music she creates through Instagram (@dkouris11).   Her music and rapping has the verbal energy of Eminem, and an empowering message of survival and personal transformation.   Thanks D for sharing your music on Black Dog x

 

 

December 1, 2018 - Young Insight

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This is Impossible – So Let’s Get Started.

Below is an excerpt from a student’s exploration of the book, ‘Clunk & Jam’,  for an English assignment.  Thank you RB for choosing Clunk & Jam to review and the personal insights you’ve written about and kindly (bravely) shared …

‘The Super Hero series stems from Browne always having had a strong social conscience and being very sensitive – particularly to the suffering of others, or bad things happening.  There was a part of her that wanted to save the world (the child/teenage) – knowing full well she couldn’t (the adult self).  “I was one of those kids who felt really responsible for people around me and what was happening.  And then I had experiences where no-one showed up for me, so I lost faith in the notion of real life Super Heroes.” 

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November 13, 2018 - Wisdoms of Rose Pocket Book

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Wisdoms of Rose pocket book is now available on-line from Browne Ink Studio and in bookstores listed below.

15 beautiful Roses offer a pocket full of strength and self-empowering comfort – and come with a pleasant warning:  In reading this book, varying amounts of Roselike attitude may rub off which could initiate an astounding new wave of self confidence, a general feeling of peaceful content – and a delightfully blissful state of oblivion.   Her stories you’ll find in the blog here.

. New Edition Bookshop, Fremantle. Fremantle Art Centre Found Giftshop.   Crow Bookshop, Victoria Park.  Planet Bookshop, Northbridge and Mount Lawley.  Subiaco Bookshop, Rokeby Road, Subiaco. Beaufort Street Books, Mount Lawley.  The Well Bookshop, Applecross.  Collins Booksellers, Cottesloe.  Lane Bookshop, Claremont. Diabolik Books & Records, Mt Hawthorn and .  Rabble Games and Books, Maylands.   Paper Bird Books, Fremantle.  Saga Books, South Fremantle.  Mill Point Caffe Bookshop, South Perth.

October 12, 2018 - Sad Book

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This is me being sad.
Maybe you think I’m happy in this picture.
Really I’m sad but pretending I’m happy.
I’m doing this because I think people won’t like me if I look sad.

 

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Sometimes I want to talk about all this to someone.
Like my mum. But she’s not here anymore, either. So I can’t.
I find someone else. And I tell them all about it.

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July 8, 2018 - Toast to our differences

Something new and hopeful from Rudimental.

May 13, 2018 - Clunk & Jam in Bookshops

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Clunk and Jam is now available in Perth, Western Australia at …Fremantle Art CentreFOUND Giftshop.  .  New Edition Bookshop, Fremantle. Lane Bookshop, Claremont.  Crow Bookshop, Victoria Park.  Planet Bookshop, Northbridge and Mount Lawley.  Beaufort Street Books, Mount Lawley.   Subiaco Bookshop, Rokeby Road, Subiaco.  Collins Booksellers, Cottesloe.  The Well Bookshop, Applecross. Diabolik, Mt Hawthorn. Mill Point Caffe Bookshop, South Perth.  Paper Bird Books, Fremantle.  Saga Books, South Fremantle.   Available on-line from Browne Ink Studio.

Thank you kindly to these independent booksellers for their support.