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Relax, we have your local event covered

Are you looking for a place to feel at home and relax with friends? Do you sometimes just need somewhere to go that has chairs and tables and a bit of sun? Buderim is a lovely location, in the heart of the Sunshine Coast. It has clothing shops, fabulous chemist, newsagent, other shops, many coffee houses and of course the book shop. But is can be difficult to find somewhere to sit if you don’t…

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Photography on the World Stage

Aching to get away, needing an escape from the everyday. Sometimes money, health, politics, work demands and many other reasons can stop us from getting away. In these times of great turmoil and unknown terrors, it may be best just to stay at home. And while we live in a fabulous country with some amazing sights on our doorstep, I still love to visit and explore the colour and beauty of other parts of the…

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What is this online book club all about.

I have decided to explore the value of an online book club hosted by Books of Buderim, through facebook. We currently have 2 wonderful book clubs in store, A Classics Book Club on a Monday morning once a month and a New Releases Book Club on a Wednesday evening once a month. It is a great opportunity to make some new friends and I can happily say it has brought people together in the community.…

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The Dangers of Reading in Bed

I was reading an article published in The Altantic.com . It talked of the dangers of reading in bed in 18th and 19th centuries. Of fires and burns that regularly occurred from reading at night to candlelight and falling asleep. This was astonishing to me. I found it so unfathomable that death can occur from reading in bed, a favourable and most enjoyable part of my day. To think it could be as dangerous as possibility…

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The favourite part of your work day.

We spend over a third of our lives at work, okay maybe not quiet that much when you think about weekends but it is a big part of our week. Our work provides so many ways for us to grow and learn but it is also probably the place we are most comfortable outside our home. Some people are lucky to find jobs they love by chasing what there passionate about. You might be lucky…

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Closing Down 

By local reviewer, Pam Winner of the Richell Prize for Emerging Writers 2105 A first novel by Melbourne author Sally Abbot, former journalist and PR director. Closing Down begins with Robbie as a young boy and the screaming of his horse which has it’s leg broken when ridden by his drunk father. The first hint of horror, things not balanced. Clare is a watchful, thoughtful rural Australian woman for whom nothing in life has been easy.…

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Make Friday nights Top Trump nights

  Playing board games and card games as kids was a wonderful pastime for most children of the 70’s and 80’s and even the 90’s I suspect (I am showing my age). Games like Monopoly, Cluedo, Scrabble and Trivial Pursuit are known by most of us. It may have been Friday night game night or brothers and sisters yelling at each other over the Monopoly board that you remember most but you are most likely…

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Gift giving with lasting beauty: The Orchid

Have you ever been lucky enough to receive a gift of an orchid, the flower that keeps on giving? The flower offers an amazing display of nature’s ingenuity, putting beauty and finesse together so well. It is a flower that makes you just stop and stare. We all enjoy a bunch of flowers when they have been prepared by skilful florist in a stunning collection of flowers and greenery. The Orchid is unique in that…

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Review: Ache By Eliza Henry-Jones

From Local Reviewer and Customer, Julie   The title for this book is superbly apt! There is so much aching in this beautifully written Australian novel. Annie aches for her old life on the mountain – before the bushfires – she aches for her much loved grandmother, Gladys, killed on that tragic day. Annie aches for her Daughter Pip and husband tom and the confirmed life they live in the city. For the times spent…

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Book Review: The Girl Before By J P Delaney

Staff review “The Girl Before” and gives 5 stars. A house for rent is just what Emma is looking for, her boy friend Edward, finds a beautiful one with everything you could ask for but with strict proviso’s that nothing be added to it, including personal stuff such as photo’s, ornaments and even books. Still Edward likes it so they decide to move in together. All is well until Emma feels that Edward is getting controlling…

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