In our own voice
Publishing original works by writers with a disability, mental illness or who are deaf.
By Brendan Paholski
As a regular theatre-goer, I might be forgiven for feeling a little unease when attending a recent production of Richard 3 by the Bell Shakespeare Company.read more
By Kendal Orr
It was a Friday night from memory and I recall just how vivid and clear the night skies of Alice were. The immense space of the desert used to open me up and diminish me all at the same time.read more
‘Are you sure we should still go to the zoo today?’ a friend asked, obviously hoping that I’d decline and opt for a movie day indoors, where we would be warm, drinking hot chocolate in front of the television. ‘Of course,’ I replied stupefied,read more
Deceitful lies, a permanent guise, does she not realise he continuallyread more
In 2013 my husband and I visited ‘Monet’s Garden’ when it was on exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria [NGV], Melbourne. As both an art enthusiast and artist I couldn’t wait to attend my first major exhibition.read more
My face is covered in ash, and I am almost crying with elation. My heart feels like it may burst. The steam train has just pulled out of the station, and my mind’s eye is full of the images of the glorious girth of the massive cylindrical steam chambers,read more
“Oh hello Blindness, guess you’re hear to stay so are you friend or foe? Right now I am sceptical as I don’t know you well and like anyone one meets, one needs to assess.read more
Rene Descartes and the movie The Matrix both have very similar views on the world. Descartes in his Meditations goes through his method of doubt in which he lets go of all the thoughts and beliefs he had previously accepted as false and true (Descartes, Meditation 1).read more
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