Monday, September 16, 2013
A book that changed your life: 'Flick the Page'
16 September 2013 , 6:36 PM by Scott Lamond
September is Get Reading month across Australia and 91.7 ABC Gold Coast is giving YOU the chance to win the Get Reading prize of 50 Books You Can't Put Down.
What to do? In 50 words or less tell us about the book that changed your life and email your response to firstname.lastname@example.org before Sept 29, 2013.
This week on 'Flick the Page' Phil Kettle shares a verse or two from a book that changed his life (pictured).
Posted by Phil Kettle at 2:09 AM
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Authors go from big smoke to remote: 'Flick the Page'
09 September 2013 , 2:37 PM by Scott Lamond
September is 'Get Reading' month but popular authors are travelling the nation to teach kids how to write stories.
ABC Gold Coast's resident childrens author Phil Kettle joined fellow author Meridith Costain on a visit to Kalgoorlie and together they shared inspiration from their adventure.
Posted by Phil Kettle at 1:57 PM
Friday, August 30, 2013
The magic of spinning a yarn: 'Flick the Page'
26 August 2013 , 2:34 PM by Scott Lamond
What are the ingredients of a good story?
Today on 'Flick the Page' the art of stroytelling is explored and storyteller Anne E Stewart (pictured) shares a few yarns and tips.
Listen to Author Phil Kettle and Drive's Scott Lamond:
Posted by Phil Kettle at 1:46 AM
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Passion at the turn of every page: 'Flick the Page'
19 August 2013 , 6:37 PM by Scott Lamond
There's an ABC Open project called 'My crazy passion' that has inspired this week's segment.
Michael Wagner (pictured) has done it all. He's worked for ABC Radio, formed a band and today he's a childrens author. But that's just some of his story.
Have a listen to 91.7 ABC Gold Coast's Scott Lamond and author Phil Kettle as they talk to a man who really does love his job. They might even play some music!My crazy passion!
Posted by Phil Kettle at 3:28 AM
Monday, August 12, 2013
Borrow a book: 'Flick the Page'
12 August 2013 , 7:23 PM by Scott Lamond
Q: To what?
A: Libraries on the Gold Coast.
For the first time 'Flick the Page' with Scott Lamond and Phil Kettle hit the road and visited the Elanora library which is one of 14 in the region.
Alison Kemp (pictured) is the co-ordinator, customer service with Gold Coast Libraries and she explains there are 1 million books to borrow and loads of free opportunities on offer through the network of libraries on the coast.
Posted by Phil Kettle at 1:21 PM