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R U OK? Day. Because asking R U OK? can save a life.

R U OK? Day. Because asking R U OK? can save a life.

R U OK? is a charity that encourages meaningful conversations and meaningful connections to prevent death by suicide. Whilst suicide risk is multifactorial and complex, and the…

Editorial: Patreon. Because creatives should not be expected to work for free.

Editorial: Patreon. Because creatives should not be expected to work for free.

I work as a doctor. I turn up for my allocated shifts, and I get paid once a fortnight. I don’t need to look for business; people…

Links I Love #1!

Links I Love #1!

Here are ten links from around the web I have enjoyed recently. There are recommendations on podcasts and poetry, suggestions on books about race, feminism, the refugee…

‘The Good People’ Coming to the Big Screen!

‘The Good People’ Coming to the Big Screen!

Exciting news was announced this week, with the film rights to Hannah Kent’s The Good People being optioned to Australian production company Aquarius Films!   The Good…

Inspiring ideas to reduce our use of plastic! Shared from ideas.ted.com

Inspiring ideas to reduce our use of plastic! Shared from ideas.ted.com

Not all plastic is evil, but our world could probably do with a whole lot less of it. Check out these great ideas — from a googly-eyed…

Three Ways To Watercolour Your Day… for the Artistically-Challenged! It’s World Watercolour Month!

Three Ways To Watercolour Your Day… for the Artistically-Challenged! It’s World Watercolour Month!

Watercolour painting may appear to be one of the more serious and inaccessible of the art forms, reserved for those with, well, talent. But it truly is…

Plastic Free July! #choosetorefuse

Plastic Free July! #choosetorefuse

Plastic Free July is an initiative to raise awareness of how we use plastic in our everyday lives and to encourage alternative non-plastic habits. Run by the Earth…

Hi! I'm Julia, a lifelong reader, an aspiring writer, medical doctor, and now book blogger, from Queensland, Australia! Go to 'About Read and Live Well' to learn more!

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  • New book review up on my blog. Link in bio!
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Lincoln in the Bardo, and why I didn't finish it!
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#unpopularopinion !
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#bookreview #bookblogger #lincolninthebardo #manbookerprize
  • Book review time!
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Link to blog in bio.
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The Anti-Cool Girl by Rosie Waterland.
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Rosie first came to fame as the writer of the popular and hilarious recaps of Australia's The Bachelor on Mamamia.
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I highly recommend this book and her podcast called Mum Says My Memoir Is A Lie.
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#bookreview #bookblogger #bookrecommendations #theanticoolgirl #rosiewaterland
  • Today is R U OK? Day but every day is the right day to ask 'R U OK?' ..
You might just save a life.
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#suicideprevention
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Read more on my blog - link in bio.
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#ruokday #mentalhealth
  • My thoughts on the shortlist- on my blog now! Link in bio.
  • Please tell me I'm not the only one... this book is so boring!
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I'm so disappointed!
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I am almost half way and think I will put it down for now. I may end up finishing it if it does win the Booker 😳
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#booklover #bookworm #bookstagram #bibliophile #lincolninthebardo #manbookerprize