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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Raining on the Sun
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Cairns, Cairns area, Ingham - Cairns area, Queensland,:Tropical Writers Group of Cairns , 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Bokjoy, Susan Ascott-Evans , 2008 single work short story humour
Miranda is imprisoned, through no fault of her own. Her days consist of sharing the company of her fellow inmates, scrambling for food at mealtimes, and enduring regular bouts of physical pain to provide breakfast for her keeper.
(p. 8-9)
George W Pussi"That's my cat, so don't y'all laugh. See him out there on the path?", Susan Ascott-Evans , 2008 single work poetry humour (p. 10-11)
The Dog, Nell Hillard , 2008 single work short story
Bernie the beagle was the 'Doggy in the Window' whose charm couldn't be resisted. However, once in his new home, Bernie reveals other, less appealing, aspects of his character.
(p. 12-18)
Stormi"Moisture in the air", David J. Delaney , 2008 single work poetry (p. 19-20)
Five Greek Gods, Chris Campbell-Thomson , 2008 single work short story humour
Percy is enjoying a wildly successful streak on the poker machines! Until, that is, a squeaky wheel on the 10pm train wakes him from his reverie. Percy decides to see if his dream will come true, but fate has a mean twist in store for him.
(p. 21-25)
Second Chance, Barbara J. Holten , 2008 single work short story mystery
Fizz doesn't know why her mother has sent her a pendant with particular instructions. However, she follows the instructions and is amazed at what ensues.
(p. 26-33)
Christmas Decorations in the Rainforesti"The jungle knows nothing of Christmas", Celia Berrell , 2008 single work poetry (p. 34)
Another Unmade Bed, Diane Finlay , 2008 single work short story
Wandering through a house and looking at the mess, a woman focuses on trying to make the beds to create some order. However, she cannot comprehend the large hole in the roof that is letting rain in, and the woman who offers to make tea for her.
(p. 35-36)
Monsoon Two, Esther Knight , 2008 single work short story
The approach and arrival of a cyclone envelops residents in a climate of fear and awe. In its aftermath follows amazement, generosity and a gradual return to normality.
(p. 37-39)
True North Queenslanderi"To be here with all this rain is bliss", David J. Delaney , 2008 single work poetry (p. 40)
Contrasts, Hazel Menehira , 2008 single work short story
When journalist, Neva Richards, meets with photographer, Ravi Clintock, she has no inkling that the interview she is about to conduct will be life-changing.
(p. 41-44)
Crystal Cleari"It's all so much clearer from up here", Nika Atherton Soymonoff , 2008 single work poetry (p. 45-46)
Belonging, Noela McNamara , 2008 single work short story
Andrea's rural life, growing up with her parents and three country bumpkin brothers, fills her with boredom and shame. She longs for a refined life filled with music and dance. However, when the ballet comes to town, along with monsoonal rain, she learns to respect and admire her brothers.
(p. 47-50)
Wet Seasoni"Lounging on my patio enjoying a cold beer", David J. Delaney , 2008 single work poetry (p. 51)
A Matter of Relevance, Oonagh Prettejohn , 2008 single work short story
Tiffany, a thirty-five year old Sydney lawyer, is on a mission to north Queensland to find her unknown father. A chance encounter with a local on the street leads to Tiffany finding out all she wants to know.
(p. 52-58)
Long Weti"Printer paper limp as her mood", Diana Messervy , 2008 single work poetry (p. 59)
Missing Ancestry, Patricia Ryan , 2008 single work short story humour
The death of her aged uncle leads Elizabeth to reconnect with her cousin, and together they hunt for family portraits that have mysteriously disappeared from her uncle's home. Despite their best efforts, they fail to find the portraits. However, a simple answer is eventually revealed.
(p. 60-63)
Taim Bilong Ren, Paul Freeman , 2008 single work short story humour
A local man announces to his boss and work colleagues that he is getting married in a few days. His bride-to-be wants to have a traditional European wedding like those she has seen photos of in a magazine. The groom's colleagues set about trying to outfit him and two groomsmen as best they can in matching outfits.
(p. 64-67)
To Be Asleep With Youi"it took only four days for you", Pip Sheehan , 2008 single work poetry (p. 68)
Jacaranda, Sally McDonald , 2008 single work short story (p. 69-79)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Emerging Writing from Under the Rainshadow Eileen Spencer , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 36 no. 2009; (p. 192-196)

— Review of Raining on the Sun 2008 anthology poetry short story
Emerging Writing from Under the Rainshadow Eileen Spencer , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: LiNQ , vol. 36 no. 2009; (p. 192-196)

— Review of Raining on the Sun 2008 anthology poetry short story
Last amended 18 Nov 2009 14:39:59
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