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Norman Jorgensen May 20
Haha, I just came across this by JB Purdey: Dear America, I have a plan to save the economy, as well as a good percentage of 30,000 lives every year. It is a massive marketing coup that is at present being...
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Norman Jorgensen May 12
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Norman Jorgensen May 10
How this for an amazing coincidence? About four months ago, I wrote a scene in my new book where, on a still, moonlit night, the hero's sleek, black schooner collides with a reef in the middle of the ocean. The...
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Norman Jorgensen May 8
Today, I am creating a storm at sea, and my hero, Red, is all alone on his lugger in the middle of the Indian Ocean, and it slowly sinking. The perfect music for such a scene kicks in at 55 seconds.
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Norman Jorgensen May 4
Samuel Taylor Coleridge dreamt up his poem, Khubla Khan, while in an opium dream, and before he could finish writing it down, he was interrupted by the mailman knocking at his door. Like STK, I was in full...
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Norman Jorgensen May 1
The things you find on Google. I like his accent. Canadian?
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Norman Jorgensen Apr 26
There was this one time at band camp, or at least at a country school recently, where I was asked to talk to a bunch of specially selected reluctant readers, all boys in Year 7. They didn't want to be there...
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Norman Jorgensen Apr 24
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Norman Jorgensen Apr 23
Wow, what an amazing photograph.
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Norman Jorgensen Apr 23
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Norman Jorgensen Apr 21
From Amy Wood at Boffins Bookshop, Perth. Just a heads up! I'm learning all about the Diggers and the wonderful, strong women who helped them through WW1 to teach kids in a school holiday event at Boffins...
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Norman Jorgensen Apr 20
Anyone seen this? Jan and I caught it on Netflix last night and laughed our arses off. It is a bit old-fashioned, a bit sexist and so clever and witty. It was written by Eric Idle and is filled with comedians at the top of their...
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Norman Jorgensen Apr 19
Best pirate of the day! ;)
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Norman Jorgensen Apr 19
Before my talk at Toodyay Library yesterday, Ann Gibbs, whose great- aunt married into the Kelly family, wrote to say she was bringing along her three grandsons. My blood ran cold as I imagined the scene of...
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Norman Jorgensen Apr 19
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Norman Jorgensen Apr 16
Wednesday will be a lovely day for a drive in the countryside. I am going to Toodyay in the Avon Valley for Pirate Day at the Toodyay Public Library. :) Toodyay is just over an hour's from home and I'll need...
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Norman Jorgensen Apr 16
Viking skeleton’s DNA test proves historians wrong
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Norman Jorgensen Apr 15
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