Members’ Works and Author Index

Stories, poems, radio plays, short word of the month writings, and archives all are contributed by members of the Bayside U3A Writers Group. Be aware that all writings are the copyright property of the individuals, and may not be reproduced without written permission of the author.

Members of the Writers Group in 2022 (photographs by Malcolm Threadgold and Evelyn Cronk; image editing by Andrew Morse)

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Author Index

Click on the name, and you will be taken to the page where you will find the author’s work


Aldous, JohnEpilogue 1918

Boyes-Pringle, Margaret -Nimue’s Tree

Boyes-Pringle, Margaret – Anniversary

Boyes-Pringle, Margaret – Holme

Colson, Geraldine Culture of War

Dempster, NorahTwo Poppies

Dewis, ColleenSounds of War

Dewis, ColleenHaiku 1918

Dobbs, GeoffreyBoy

Dobbs, Geoffrey Charlie’s Corner

Dobbs, GeoffreyStone

Dobbs, Geoffrey Flanders Fields 2018

Endrody, Vicki Elegance

Lucas, PeterWaiting

McCallum, GwenRun

Meekings, JoyCourage

Meekings, JoyFree Range

Meekings, JoyNever

Meekings, JoyRenewal

Player, VivienneAt the End of the Day

Player, VivienneEvanescent

Player, VivienneMissing

Stirling, SandraGallipoli Mates

Stirling, SandraGait

Stirling, SandraThe Writers’ Group

Storey, JanNovember Morning

Radio Plays

Charles, JulietNed’s Life

Charles, Juliet A Pilot and a Nurse: Letters

Charles, JulietThirteenth Night

Colson, Geraldine All over by Christmas

Colson, GeraldineThe End of the Red Baron

Dempster, NorahEvening in Paris

Dempster, NorahNot For Sale

Dewis, Colleen Dated Lives

Meekings, JoyDerek’s Dilemma

Storey, Jan For God, King and Country

Storey, JanGloria Gadfly and the Fashion Fillies

Storey, Jan and Meekings, JoyChristmas with the Quirkes and Burkes

Storey, Jan and Meekings, JoyWhen Frank Returns

Threadgold, Cheryl Two Towns, One Family

Threadgold, Cheryl Writing Radio Plays


Boyes-Pringle, MargaretA House of Sticks

Charles, JulietStreet

Curtis, MartinFew Escaped the Destruction of the Great War – an Overview

Curtis, MartinA Farewell to Arms, 1918

Dempster, NorahThe Two Poppy Ladies

Dewis, ColleenA Story Told

Dobbs, GeoffreyA Victory

Dobbs, GeoffreyRemembrance

Dobbs, Geoffrey Blood and Bone

Every, GregCompassion

Graham, HelenTo the Unknown Medical Officer……

Hardiman, SueHer Laugh Broke the Silence

Hardiman, Sue Elegance

Maddick, John You Really Don’t get It

Playne MJ and Playne CJ Three Days a Second Lieutenant: Jack Playne

Pryce-Wilson, KenDesert Strike

Stirling, SandraThe Haberdashery Store

Stirling, SandraThe Telegraph Boy

Stirling, SandraMiss Brown comes Home

Stirling, SandraElegance

Storey, JanLangwarrin Internment Camp in Victoria

Storey, Jan Grave Matters

Threadgold, CherylSilent heroes: Great Uncle Allan

Webber, LeonRoy Webber, 3rd Anti-Tank Regiment, 9th Division, WWII

Webber, LeonThe Fly

Whiteway, ShirleyHarold Thom – My Father

Whitla, Mardie – Telegram to Jessie

Zipfel, IlseBirthday


West, Carol – Custer’s Last Stand

Non Fiction

Cronk, Evelyn – A Few Words about Editing

Dempster, Norah – Sonnets – Notes

Le Page, Stephen – The Nature of Haiku

Le Page, Stephen – Haiku Teaching

Playne, Martin – Some thoughts on the Editing Process

Threadgold, Cheryl – Writing Radio Plays