MRU15: A New Beginning (Australia and New Zealand)

“Getting Ahead” (1986) from the collection Scission by Tim Winton (Australia)
A family’s mother decides to rent her house.

“Another Language” (2007) by Craig Cliff (New Zealand)
A boy talks to his grandfather about speaking in a different language.

“Praise Be” by Jennifer Woodhouse (Australia)
A woman recently leaves the family farm to live on her own.

“Mrs Dogwether’s Bird Moment” (2011) by Claire Aman (Australia)
A volunteer at the Environment Centre is helping an old lady in her spare time.

“Owed to Spring” (1993) by Lucinda Birch (New Zealand)
An unknown narrator describes a garden in spring

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