Sisters in Stories? (not a yarn)

In June, ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr announced a new sister city relationship with Wellington – capital of New Zealand and reigning coolest little capital city in the world. As I’ll be visiting Wellington later this year, I’d love to celebrate the new relationship by taking Capital Yarns on the road and see how the concept works in another little

Stories from you: How would you describe Canberra?

At my Suitcase Rummage stall in May 2016, I invited visitors to tell me how they would describe Canberra as a character in a book. I had some incredible responses, which really gave me some food for thought for future stories. I tried to encourage entries with a mocked up Canberra doll on hand, complete with local teams colours. Interestingly,

Why Capital Yarns? (A Blog Hop)

I was recently ‘blog hopped‘ by my Humanbrochure friend Michelle to continue a ‘Blog Hop’ bean by Josefa from Always Josefa, who began the theme: ‘Why Do I Write’? So, in Capital Yarns style, I broke this down into three items and got cracking. To be precise, the four questions to be answered on this blog hop are: How does your