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Australian Self-Published Author

Australian Self-Published Author A treatise on the subject by W. A. Hewson First a note to my blog followers who normally receive posts on Australian birds. This is a one off post which was written during lock-down to answer the queries of those who have asked for tips on publishing their first book. The aim of this presentation is to assist those Aussies wanting to successfully publish and market their first self-published book. This essay is a response to the several requests I have received recently for hints on publishing one’s own book, having purchased and remarked on the quality of my own books, with the view of publishing their first book. It does not deal so much with the […]

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Breed’n Seas’n – Nestings-A-Go !

We have finally arrived at our first day of transitioning out of lock-down here in Sydney, where many have already been out since midnight shopping and celebrating after our 106 days of confinement and restrictions, though many still apply, as we are not yet permitted to leave the Sydney region for our planned holiday. Meanwhile the birds have been unaffected […]

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Back in the Bush Birding – Oatley Park Reserve

While we continue in lock-down and the 5 km radius rule, we recently realized it also included our favorite local park Oatley Park Reserve. On previous walks here in the past few weeks there was hardly anything worth reporting, however, on our walks last weekend we were surprised to find a hive of activity, as my post will uncover. To start with, as I walked along the track where usually we would see many birds, it was very quiet, for many migrating birds had not returned this Spring, possibly due to the millions of birds lost in the fire storms down south last Summer which normally migrate here for the warmer weather. As I walked along I said to God, […]