Marion (Flo) Hood is a relation of Bessy Cameron (Flowers) c.1849-1895 who was moved from Albany, Western Australia to eastern Victoria in 1867. She’s a direct descendant of Bessy’s eldest daughter, Annie Magdalene, or Maggie, as she was affectionately known. Maggie was born at Ramahyuck Aboriginal Mission in 1869 and married Thomas Bryant in 1890. The couple had six children: Elizabeth (Bessy) (c. 1889–1922), Thomas Donald (c.1894–unknown), Roy (unknown), William Keith (c.1901–unknown), Muriel Winifred (c.1904– unknown) and Keith (c.1907; †1975).
Thursday 22 June, 7:30pm
What better way to celebrate the winter solstice than listening to powerful tales around a fire? Rug up to commune beneath the moon on the longest night of the year for a night of aural storytelling.
Friday 16 June, 5:30pm
Four evenings of professional development sessions for aspiring and seasoned writers alike who wish to dig into the nuts and bolts of being a professional writer.
Thursday 15 June, 5:30pm
From making friends to finding workflow, each session is a deep dive into the different aspects of forging an expansive practice. It all takes place in the cosy winter evening ambiance of Coburg Library.
Wednesday 21 June, 12:30pm
Storytelling traverses many different artforms and often those forms are in conversation with one another. Hear from artists working across genre, form and format about how different approaches to storytelling make up their practices. Learn about the different ways, places, and times that storytelling can occur and how diversifying your practice and strengthening your skills […]