Rose Mitch

Australia

aussie
15
lover of literature
pianist
aspiring writer
currently reading: Wolf Hall (Hilary Mantel)

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Rose Mitch (Australia)() published:

The Haunting Paradox of Food Delivery

PROMPT: Op-Ed Competition 2020

The sun has just set and the bicycles emerge from the shadows like bats. In the window seat of a local Vietnamese restaurant, I count them like abacus beads. They meander past the glass, large boxes strapped to their backs. Many are helmetless, without lights, dressed in dark clothes. I watch them pedal up the hill, swaying from side to side under the weight of the eskies. It is a stifling night in Sydney and the restaurant, usually abuzz on...

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Rose Mitch (Australia)() published:

Wake Up Call: A Nation on Fire

PROMPT: Environmental Journalism Competition 2020


It is Christmas Day. Driving to our cousin’s home in Tumbarumba, a small town in NSW, the car thermometer reads 40C. The black leather is scorching.
Outside, the bushland is bone-dry. Bleached limbs of gum trees moan overhead. Grass is yellow. Cavities lie in the dust where water-holes once were. Clay brown.
The usual scurry of wildlife beside the road – wallabies, possums, wombats – is absent. Even the crickets have departed.
We arrive, eat lunch at a long table....
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about 1 month ago

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Rose Mitch (Australia)() published:

Wake Up Call: A Nation on Fire

PROMPT: Environmental Journalism Competition 2020


It is Christmas Day. Driving to our cousin’s home in Tumbarumba, a small town in NSW, the car thermometer reads 40C. The black leather is scorching.
Outside, the bushland is bone-dry. Bleached limbs of gum trees moan overhead. Grass is yellow. Cavities lie in the dust where water-holes once were. Clay brown.
The usual scurry of wildlife beside the road – wallabies, possums, wombats – is absent. Even the crickets have departed.
We arrive, eat lunch at a long table....
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about 2 months ago

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Rose Mitch (Australia)() reviewed:

To Be Gentle

PROMPT: Writing for Children Competition 2020

Well done! I look forward to see what you come up with :)

2 months ago