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Author Talks

 

In recent years, Louise Wilson  has given formal talks to:

 
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  • GSV Writers' Circle, Melbourne, 1 July 2009
  • Rotary Club, Melbourne South, 25 Sep 2009
  • Founders' Week, Norfolk Island, 4 Mar 2010
  • Emerging Writers' Festival, Melbourne, 24 May 2010
  • GSV Writers' Circle, Melbourne, 1 Sep 2010
  • Descendants of Convicts Group, Melbourne, 5 Mar 2011
  • 'Meet the Author' Literary Lunch, Belgrave Library, VIC, 31 Mar 2011
  • Hawkesbury Family History Group, Windsor NSW, 12 Oct 2011
  • Ballarat Art Gallery, Ballarat VIC, 10 Oct 2012
  • Glen Eira Town Hall Theatrette, Caulfield VIC, Tues 26 Feb 2013
  • GSV Writers' Circle, Melbourne, 3 Apr 2013
  • Friends of the Gardens, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, 15 Apr 2013
  • Garden Guides, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, 15 Aug 2013
  • GSV Writers' Circle, Melbourne, 4 Sep 2013
  • Ku-ring-gai Historical Soc, Sydney, 5 Oct 2013
  • Gisborne Genealogical Group, Gisborne, 16 Aug 2014
  • Genealogical Society of Victoria, Melbourne, 18 Feb 2016
  • Cornish Association of Victoria, Oakleigh, 20 Feb 2016
  • Manly Village Public School, 26 & 29 Feb 2016
  • Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, 9 Apr 2016
  • Ryde & District Historical Society, Ryde, 12 Jul 2016
  • Bombala Garden Club, Bombala, 16 Jul 2016
  • Stanton Library, North Sydney, 8 Sep 2016
  • Maiden Theatre, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, 17 Nov 2016 - Launch of 'Margaret Flockton: A Fragrant Memory'
  • COMING 1 Mar 2017, GSV Writers Circle, Melbourne, 12.30pm, 'Book Reviews'
  • 4 Apr 2017, AIGS Writers Group, Blackburn, 10.30am, 'Writing Family History Stories'
  • 5 Apr 2017, Melbourne Athenaeum Library, 12 noon, 'Brothers in Arms'
  • 17 Jun 2017, Randwick & District Historical Society, Maroubra Junction, 1pm, 'Margaret Flockton: A Fragrant Memory'
  • 20 Jul 2017, Melbourne Athenaeum Library, 12 noon, 'Brothers in Arms'

 

Some feedback:

    • Those who were there thoroughly enjoyed themselves (Janet Nolan, Manager Community Outreach, Eastern Regional Libraries)
    • There was a lot of positive feedback, people really enjoyed it (Michelle Nichols, Local Studies & Outreach Librarian, Windsor)
    • It was a wonderful talk. I thought Louise spoke with real love & admiration for this woman who achieved so much in a man's world. (Pauline O?Shannessy-Dowling, President of the Gallery Guides Association, Ballarat)

    • Thank you for yesterday's talk; we received fantastic feedback and have received a number of calls this morning for our coming workshop program. Your talk encouraged people to start their own family history journey! (Jo Casey, Programs and Promotion, Glen Eira Libraries)

    • Even though I was at the last presentation I'm looking forward to hearing it again - such a fascinating story and you really bring it all to life. (Rosemary Roberts, Guide, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney)

    • I'm very glad I was able to go to your talk yesterday. You were very interesting and entertaining. It's a gift to be able to be so natural. (Stephanie Lee, member of audience at Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney)

    • Just wanted to thank you for a terrific presentation today. As you suggested that we aim to be in our writing, it was so interesting, coherent and relevant. Thank you, you are a great role model. (Jenny Redman, GSV Writers Circle)

 

She has delivered Powerpoint-presentation talks on the following topics:

    • Story Telling - Disinterring Our Early Convict Settlers
    • Arthur Phillip, the Spirit of Australia Day
    • Family History - a Journey. 'Oh, the places you'll go!'
    • Life of Margaret Flockton, Botanical Artist
    • Aspects of Structuring a Family History
    • Writing Family History Stories
    • The Power of Education - a Cornish Tale of How the Wheel Turned Full Circle
    • Flockton & Boulton - the War that Changed Them