Elaine Forrestal

Monthly Archives: July 2019

WA Premier’s Literary Awards Resurrected!

Hearty congratulations to all the winners, shortlisted authors,  illustrators and everyone who entered the new, revamped  WA Premier’s Literary Awards ! ‘But …,’ you are […]


One of the great joys of School Holidays is that they provide an excuse for going to Spare Parts Puppet Theatre. Fox was showing during these […]

What is a Coolgardie Safe?

Well … to say that a Coolgardie Safe was the forerunner of the refrigerator is probably an oversimplification. In the areas I grew up in […]

The Search for Clara’s ‘Memories’.

Black Jack Anderson leapt out from the shadows in the Maritime Museum when I was researching something else entirely. Rose de Freycinet tapped me on […]