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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Let's Hug Again After This Tough Time

Dandelion seeds, invitation to departure. “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see,”– Edgar Degas. Thank you for support and patience with my blog. Stay safe. Let's meet again after this tough time. 
In the Covid-19 outbreak, Australian publishing industry has been developing strategies to access readers by social media. eg) CBCA NSW Lunchtime Storytime Facebook Page or our Website. You can meet authors and illustrators. Publishers and creators have meetings by Zoom. 

I, a 2020 May Gibbs Fellow, look forward to my residency in Adelaide. 
Now, May Gibbs Childrens Literature Trust calls Applications for 2021 Creative Time Residential Fellowships close on 31st May. Published authors or illustrators of at least one book for children or young people are invited to apply for “the gift of time”. The May Gibbs Children’s Literature Trust provides accommodation, local support, and travel to our host city Adelaide. 

Visit to find more information, provided under ‘creative time fellowships’.
N.B. This information is most effectively viewed on a computer

For application details, contact Libby Tozer, Fellowships Coordinator:
May Gibbs Trust is now on Instagram you can find us @childrensliteraturetrust

Friends, have a dream. See you after this pandemic. Best wishes, special thanks and big cheers to you!!



  1. Yes, hugging again is definitely a wonderful idea!! Love your dandelion painting so very much!

    Warm regards,

    1. Thank u very much, Isabella! Wet in wet is fun in watercolour painting. I'm playing it like the dandelion work. Warm regards, Sadami

  2. Sadami your watercolour painting is so soft and lovely. Oh yes hugs must come without a hug would certainly be very bleak. Sending you a cyber hug! Have a great week.

    1. Oh, sweet Debbie, thank u! ((Hugs)) to you!! Please take care and see you one day. Best wishes, Sadami