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Choose your own apology With the recent souveniring of our magazine stand from the front of the office at 111 George Street and the lack of an apology from the known culprit, we have taken it up ourselves to write the following “Choose your own apology”.


ouvenir Hunter, you are welcome to �ill it out and drop it back to us – you might remember where we are (we have the photos). Dear Bathurst City Life, This is just a short note to apologise for: ❑ Souveniring your magazine stand ❑ Borrowing that large white thing ❑ Taking you up on the “Free please take one”

ANOTHER FREE AUTHOR talk is coming up at the library with author Julie Ankers visiting tomorrow 12 May at 6pm. Julie’s book Feisty, Fabulous and 50+ is a collection of ‘warts and all’ autobiographical stories from women navigating their way through their 50s and beyond. At times inspirational, frank and uplifting, the stories demonstrate

REPORT FROM:MY DESK STORY FILED:MICRO FICTION Hi people it’s Leo here. Today I have written you a story called Invisible for a Day. This morning I got out of bed and looked in the mirror and I could not see myself. I was invisible! It was amazing. I had always wanted to be invisible so I could do what I wanted and no

A couple of weeks ago as I was out walking with my friends. You might like to know that: ❑ It has made a good bedside table ❑ It has made a good makeup stand ❑ I dumped it in a garden on George Street and it is not In my: ❑ Dorm room. ❑ Share house. ❑ Mum and Dad’s home.



It is exciting being a young woman in a country town and pinching the magazine stand in full view of two CCTV cameras seemed like the perfect way to �inish: ❑ A drunken night out with uni mates. ❑ A drunken night out with friends. ❑ A drunken night out. I am sorry you miss the magazine stand and I:

the understated strength and resilience of these fabulous women. An additional talk being held is Cyber Safety for Older People. This will be a discussion presented by a lawyer from Orange Legal Aid. This presentation will demonstrate how to identify common online scams, how to protect yourself against them and how to report the scams to the authorities; essential knowledge for older citizens who are tech and online savvy. The presentation will be held in the Bathurst Library from 10.30am on 18 May. The Bathurst Writers' and Readers' Festival will be held between 26 May and 28 May and, as part of the festival, a big book club style event will take place. The Great Festival Read encourages members of the community to read the same book The Dyehouse by Mena Calthorpe.

❑ Promise to return it sheepishly during business. ❑ Love it as new piece of furniture and will look after it for you. ❑ Will return it under the cover of darkness while wearing a balaclava. ❑ Have no idea where it is sorry and I was too drunk to care. Yours truly Nameless university student

Bathurst Library has multiple copies of the book available for borrowing for free. Join the Library as a member and start reading! New books this week include a new story from author of the popular Divergent Series, Veronica Roth. Her new book is called Carve the Mark.

In a galaxy powered by the current, everyone has a gift. Cyra is the sister of the brutal tyrant who rules the Shotet people. Cyra’s current gift gives her pain and power – something her brother exploits. But Cyra is much more than just a blade in her brother’s hand: she is resilient, quick on her feet

one would be able to stop me. What I really wanted to do is eat lots of sweets like lolly pops, M and M’s and licorice. But I would not like to be invisible for too long. I would like to be invisible for a day or two or a month.....wait, not a month.....three days, that will do. If I was invisible for too long people would forget me. I don’t want to be forgotten. I want to be known. So I put my jumper back on the cupboard. The End. Until next time Leo Roving Reporter

and smarter than he knows. Akos is the son of a farmer and an oracle from the frozen nation-planet of Thuvhe. Protected by his unusual current gift, Akos is generous in spirit, and his loyalty to his family is limitless. Once Akos and his brother are captured by enemy soldiers, Akos is desperate to get his brother out no matter what. Then Akos is thrust into Cyra’s world, and the enmity between their countries and families seems insurmountable. Will they help each other to survive, or will they destroy one another? The Library is located at 70-78 Keppel Street or phone us on 6333 6281. You can renew your library items by selecting the ‘renew my books’ option from menu on the Bathurst Regional Council website at

Bathurst City Life

May 11 - 17, 2017


Bathurst City Life - May 11edition  
Bathurst City Life - May 11edition