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Water Water …

“We plant the seed, nature grows the seed, we eat the seed.” “Shut up Neil.” “We plant the seed, nature grows the seed, we eat the seed.” “I said shut up Neil.” Glunk. “Oh my God, I’ve killed a hippy!”  A memorable moment in that wonderful and irreverent British comedy series The Young Ones, first..

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Big Bird

What is the size of a small toddler, sleeps all day standing up, and can sometimes be seen with the grisly remains of last night’s dinner hanging from its claws ready for a snack on waking up? Give up? Ninox strenua, better known as the Powerful Owl, is a local resident and the family we’ve..

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Akira with Coco and Nico

Akira with Coco and Nico excerpt from Mount Eros, the third title in the Eros Crescent series by Richard Lee.  “I’ve invited a couple of old school friends, Coco and Nico, around for dinner tomorrow night, Caroline.” Miranda and Caroline were lying in bed on a bleak rainy London Saturday morning. Caroline was staying at Jackie..

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Richard Lee

Being a bookseller and shop manager at Australia's largest bookstore in the late '60's and early '70's was a wonderful experience for Richard Lee. The Paris riots of 1968, the Counter Culture and anti Vietnam war movements and the fight against literary censorship were all defining moments which fed the new revolutionary and exciting bohemian..

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Outback Australia

In this picture gallery we show images taken during a trip to Alice Springs. Rainbow Valley is a wonderful location to spend a few days. Click to visit Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve. Click on an image to enlarge. ~ 0

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Inner City Saturday Night

Inner City Saturday Night from AUSTRALIAN SHORT STORIES by Richard Lee. The row outside got worse. It was midnight on a Saturday night in inner-city Melbourne. The gentle rain on the roof of the small upstairs bedroom would usually be a comforting sound and we would have settled into the warm bed and a deep..

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Loving it in her Stockings

This excerpt is a part of the fourth chapter Loving It in THE FIFI CODE by Richard Lee. “Alice! You’re home very early!” Bertie exclaimed. “Yes, Mr Bennett. I felt like coming home and spending a little time hanging out with you. I hope that’s okay?” “Hanging out? Now let me see if I can..

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The FIFI CODE

The FIFI CODE The FIFI CODE is the first book in the Eros Crescent trilogy. It is a novel about love. It provides a window on women loving women both within and outside of an existing heterosexual relationship and when a man’s love might just not be enough.Meet the residents of Eros Crescent and in..

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Alice & Morning Glory

From Morning Glory in THE FIFI CODE by Richard Lee. With Rosa gone, I had an instinctive feeling that I should take responsibility for Bertie. Though he was intelligent, strong and a very self-sufficient seventy-year-old, he had in recent years developed what seemed like a mild case of short-term memory loss, which most people would..

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Whole Earth Catalogue

The Counter Culture of the late sixties gave birth to numerous publications. One of the most significant was The Whole Earth Catalogue.Standing with one foot firmly in the rugged individualism and back-to-the-land movements of the Sixties counterculture and the other in the nascent global community made possible by the Internet, the WHOLE EARTH CATALOG offered..

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