Elaine Forrestal

Monthly Archives: March 2020

Early Release of Goldfields Girl!

In the midst of all the doom and gloom a pleasant surprise came on Wednesday. My new book, Goldfields Girl, was released a month early! […]


Australians are known for their mate-ship and for banding together in times of crisis, but this coronavirus is pushing us apart. It is forcing us […]

Common Sense and Confidence

Leaching away common sense and confidence, as reactions to the coronavirus seem to be doing, is threatening to do more long term damage than the […]

Lagerphone and Tea-chest Bass

An outback pub is coming to the State Library of WA for the launch of Goldfields Girl on Thursday  7th May. Get out your pen and mark […]


Cloudstreet, by Tim Winton, is set in the western suburbs of Perth some 50 years ago. And yet there is still so much we recognise. […]