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FLAIR

Tom Jones May 7, 2024 6 min read

A Warp-Node adventure through space and time Tom sat bemused on the patio, but before he could gather his wits the Transitional Warp Intersecting Node (TWIN) took him, rather than bringing someone. Tom felt a little uneasy – he wondered if at any time he might be transported to a place that was no longer…

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FLAIR – Spelling it rite …

The Lake News January 4, 2024 4 min read

In May 2017, I went to visit a friend of mine from International School days who was living in Kazakhstan. After Hamburg, I had gone to live in Brisbane, and Jonathan had moved to Almaty, Kazakhstan’s former capital. The actual capital of Kazakhstan is Astana, which has had two name changes since 2017. Kazakhstan, like…

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FLAIR (Forest Lake and Inala wRiters)

The Lake News December 17, 2023 3 min read

Author of Love’s True Colors and Take Flight The glistening body of a dark snake slithers into the brush two paces away from where my child is playing. I bite back a yelp as I fly to my feet, whip Teddy into my arms, then make a mad dash to our sliding glass door. Heat…

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Friends of the Flood – a little book that punches above its weight 

The Lake News December 4, 2023 3 min read

You may have heard of us or read about us in The Lake News. We are members of FLAIR [Forest Lake and Inala (W) ’Riters], who meet on the first Tuesday of each month (except January). We meet at the Inala Library, from 9am to 12 noon. We read whatever creative writing we have concocted…

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Arts and Entertainment – TLN May 2023

Jamie Furness May 1, 2023 5 min read

Each month, more than 20 community groups or individual members enter their stories and updates from the Forest Lake Community. This makes up our valued group of Community Contributors. Below are our two articles for the Arts and Entertainment categories, featuring the Forest Lake Photography Club and FLAIR (Forest Lake and Inala wRiters club)

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VALE, MY FRIEND.

Jamie Furness March 12, 2023 2 min read

By Marge Breitenbach, who grew up in South Africa. It was a sad, heartfelt goodbye.  Just to think that you have gone forever to that cold cemetery where the wind can howl incessantly through the trees. We have been so very close for a very long time – actually many years! You were my first…

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