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Ghost Writers: Waxing poetic on restless spirits of the dead

Inspired by this week’s Sydney Writers’ Festival, weirdaustralia takes a literary left to explore the world of the supernatural from a more poetic perspective. Ghost Kingdom was penned by Elinor Jean,  aged 9 from Braidwood in the Southern Tablelands of NSW. It was published in The Canberra Times on 26 April 1992. Ghost Kingdom Ghost house creepy, eerie lonely and desolate far…

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In search of Australia’s monster reptiles

Australia certainly has its share of large and deadly reptiles. The saltwater crocodile grows as large as 7 metres, or 23 feet, and is definitely a seriously deadly predator with a diet that includes the occasional luckless human. The ‘salty’ as they are affectionately known in the Top End are in fact, the world’s largest…

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