Christmas Down Under

Today we’re taking a little break from all the wintery content on Almost Famous Writer, with MA student and Downton Abbey-lover Annick Wijnstra sharing her experiences of counting down to Christmas in Australia.  When Eden asked me if I wanted to write an article for Almost Famous Writer, I didn’t need to think twice. I have…

Visually and emotionally gripping // “Tracks” (2014)

“Some nomads are at home everywhere. Others are at home nowhere, and I was one of those.” “Tracks” follows the real-life story of Robyn Davidson (Mia Wasikowska), an Australian writer who is best known for her unbelievable journey of 1700 miles through the Australian desert. Along with four camels and her loyal dog, Robyn walks from Alice Springs towards…