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100th Anniversary of first commercial flight above Sydney

Michelle Morgan - Wednesday, November 13, 2019

It's 100 years since aviator, Nigel Love, flew movie photographer, Billy Marshall, on the first commercial flight over Sydney. 

[Nigel Love in the cockpit of a Curtiss Jenny biplane / Milton C. Kent, National Library of Australia, 4922163] 

To commemorate this significant historical event, my award-winning novel, Flying through Clouds, is on sale until 31 December 2019 for $15 (includes postage). 

Bookshops can order copies from the distributor, John Reed Books, and individual copies can be ordered on my website.

Hope you enjoy Flying through Clouds!

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Two of a kind - short play about racial tensions and stereotyping

Michelle Morgan - Sunday, November 10, 2019

Chuffed to get such positive feedback from the Head of English at Grace Christian School in Bunbury about my short play, TWO OF A KIND, which was read and discussed recently in class by Year 10 students. They found TWO OF A KIND to be a 'fantastic text' to compare with other Australian texts that they studied this year.

TWO OF A KIND uses humour and drama to explore racial tensions and stereotypes in Australian society.

TWO OF A KIND was first performed at the Civic Theatre Playhouse in Newcastle in November 2010 as part of the Short & Sweet Newcastle Festival.

The script is available for free download from my website.

I welcome feedback from any schools or theatre companies who have read / performed any of my plays.

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