The Noveltea Corner review

There’s always something magical about reading about a place you know and love, and for me, We That Are Left is full of them, from the city to the country and places I have known since childhood. Thanks to Stef for a lovely, thoughtful review on The Novelty Corner.

Writing history is in the detail

Blue willow china, lemon delicious and floral carpet; history isn’t just about war and famous people in funny costumes. History is in the great aunt’s lounge room that you visited as a child, that time capsule of tin toys and steamed puddings and jewellery that held memories of lost loves …

Blog tour off and running

Over the coming weeks, I will be contributing posts to many wonderful book blogs. Thanks you to all of the bloggers helping me to promote We That Are Left. Virtual Blog Tour! We That Are Left by Lisa Bigelow  

Weekly Times review

… It is often deeply moving in how we come to see that while there is much and indeed appropriate emphasis on the men who fight and suffer tragedy, so too do women. Read Christopher Bantick’s review of We That Are Left in The Weekly Times.

Finding the Sydney

In 2007, shipwreck hunters announced that they had found the wreck near the coast of WA. It turned out to not be true but the spotlight was again on searching for the Sydney.

Meet Torchy Blane

Torchy Blane was a sassy, blonde, fictional female reporter who starred in a series of nine films in the 1930s. Produced by Warner Bros.between 1937 and 1939, the Torchy Blane films were popular second features combining mystery, action, adventure, and fun. Read more about Torchy.

HMAS Sydney II

The loss of HMAS Sydney II and its 645 crew in 1941, is one of Australia’s most enduring controversies. The Australian War Memorial has documented decades of research and government enquiries. Explore the archives now.