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talks

 

Jo likes to talk and she likes to get other people talking.


Her talks and presentations are based on sound research, concerned with individuals, and delivered with humour and enthusiasm.  PowerPoint presentations are optional.

 

Here are some of the topics she can discuss. If you can’t see a topic here that you would like Jo can create a program to suit your needs.

 

 

 

What can Jo talk about?

 

History

Literature

Intangible culture

Childhood history

Louisa May Alcott

Fairytales and myths

Convicts

Hans Christian Andersen

Playlore

Rebellions in Australia

Barrett and Browning

Robin Hood throughout the world

Heroes

James Barrie Storytellers : then and now,

Eater Uprising Dublin 1916

Charles Dickens

here and there

First Fleet

Arthur Conan Doyle

 
Royal Botanic Gardens

Alexandre Dumas

Education

Sydney

May Gibbs

Gifted education

Australian women’s history

Lucy Maud Montgomery Literacy and oracy in pre

Food history

Ethel Turner schoolers

Megafauna

Jean Webster

Museum education

Governors and government

Children’s literature

 
 

Juvenilia

Film

   

Australian film history

    Golden Years of Hollywood
    movie trivia

 

 

costs

These costs are negotiable.


60 minutes $200                    

 

90 minutes $250

 

+ $20 for every hour of travelling time beyond 2 hours.

 

(Jo lives in Brooklyn and can get to most places in Sydney or the Central Coast within 2 hours)

 

 

 

To find out more about the Talks or to request another topic go to the Queries page.

 

 

 

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