I tried to do a Skype video link-up with Hawkesdale P12 – a little school in the south of Victoria, just inland from Port Fairy and Warrnambool – today but was thwarted by bad internet caused by bad weather at Hawksdale.
Some students from Hawksdale P12 attended my Melbourne Writers’ Festival session in August and have been in touch with me on this blog ever since. It was a shame not to be able to chat to them properly again today. It has left me with a dark and stormy feeling inside. I will now express my feeling of storminess with this very literal pictorial representation: