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Broken Buttons Memoir published May2016

The second edition of Broken Buttons is now available. This contains Photographs also some short stories from my ‘Old Wimps Out Walking’ collection. To obtain your copy send an email to shandchalmers@yahoo.com.au for details on how to pay. Books retail at AUD $29.95 plus $7 for postage within Australia. You can also find me on […]

Access Denied – POETRY

Access Denied   Fear comes knocking on the door No one loves you anymore The future’s bleak, you’ll have no one To run and play with in the sun Faith answers firmly, access denied Depression drags his feet along the hall Brown robes sweeping the dust. The gall; He knocks! An eviction notice in his […]

Old Wimps Out Walking – Travelling North: Eden

We decided to buy a caravan.  Nigel’s idea really.  He wants to spend as much time with family as possible these days and we had left a big part of our family behind when we left Queensland’s Sunshine Coast to move to Melbourne in Victoria.  Winter is a good time to head north so we […]

Springtime- from my book ‘Australia Wild’

Springtime – A poem taken from my book “Australia Wild”  with photos by Shirley Chalmers