Author Archives: crossbordertales

About crossbordertales

A former journalist and frustrated author currently working in media and communications based in Adelaide, South Australia. This site is a collection of my writing, the people I have met and photos that have come from living and working in both South Australia and South West Victoria a joy. I hope you enjoy these cross border tales.

Hot in the city

After recent record breaking temperatures a look at the influence of summer on my writing. Continue reading

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Another year and new writing adventures dawn

It might have been the busiest year for crossbordertales but not all the 2018 writing goals were met. What is in store for 2019? A New Year’s Day contemplation. Continue reading

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#100daysofwriting

This latest post is initially brought to you from the lounge of the Maylands Hotel, armed with the iPad & a glass of wine, awaiting the monthly Writers of Adelaide face to face meeting.

Just one of the writing settings I have encountered since commencing the #100DaysOfWriting challenge at the beginning of October. Continue reading

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Challenging Writer’s Block

September has been yet another crazy, busy, hectic and chaotic month with the Royal Adelaide Show, a fairly intense work environment, family commitments, the health not being on its best behaviour, a weekend dash to Melbourne and taking on the … Continue reading

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The importance of creativity

When I am creative I feel as if the world, and all that is in it, is vibrantly alive and that indeed I am growing as a person. Continue reading

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Umbrella Fountain – Inspirational Adelaide, Part 2

Adelaide certainly provides great photographic opportunities. Snapped this one the other day while returning back to the office from lunch. Another example of how Radelaide can be inspiring. However sure they’re stopping the water or the sun! @umbrellaadl. #umbrellawintercitysounds #adelaide … Continue reading

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Inspirational Adelaide

How the Festival City inspires my creativity. Continue reading

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