Free E-book by Doug Macleod

How’s that!

Doug Macleod’s Tumble Turn (FREE ONLINE) is about Dominic, a thirteen year old with a  tricky homelife.  His sister Dale is a bit crazy and he’s in love with three people. Uncle Peri in Albury gets all of his emails…a novel about growing up for people who feel like square pegs. You can download to your eReader, or link to get a PDF.

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Preppies visit Seniors at The Learning Hub

Launceston Church Grammar School

At the end of Term 1 one of our Prep classes visited the Senior School Learning Hub. The visit was a success all round. Everywhere the group, or sometimes line, of little people went faces softened and big smiles were the order of the day. With advance notice some keen Seniors – young ladies and gentlemen – came to meet and greet and read and chat with the little ones.

It’s warm and fuzzy I know….but it was warm & fuzzy.

We’ll definitely be doing this again: a great confidence builder for junior and senior students. There were some budding teachers in the mix and a few very excited preppies who wanted to casually drop in on the Headmaster. In hindsight I think Mr. Norris would have been delighted.

Ray Bradbury – sci-fi hybrid “In science fiction, we dream”

Ray Bradbury, the American author who helped popularise science fiction with works such as The Martian Chronicles, has died at the age of 91.

Watch & Read About his life, work & philosophy. A revered and elder literary statesman.

Ray Bradbury Official Web Page

  • Fahrenheit 451, a classic novel about book censorship in a future society

  • The Illustrated Man

  • Something Wicked This Way Comes

Millions of Bradbury’s books have been sold around the world and his stories translated into dozens of languages.

A child of the Depression born in small-town Illinois, he grew up reading Jules Verne, HG Wells, Edgar Allan Poe and George Bernard Shaw.

Over his long career there were hundreds of novels, plays, scripts and poetry.

He called himself a ‘hybrid’ author, ranging across fantasy, horror and science fiction.

VALE Ray Bradbury