Saturday 22nd October, Daphne Milne & Rachelle + open-mike, at The Moon, on Zoom!

This Saturday 22nd October we have fabulous poets Daphne Milne, Rachelle (of the Tamara Room) and open-mike at Perth Poetry Club, VIA ZOOM and at The Moon Café.

Daphne Milne is well known to the poetry scene in Perth.  She is a regular reader, over many years, at Perth Poetry Club and at other venues in WA, on the Australian east coast and in UK either in person or via zoom.  Her work is published in various magazines and anthologies [print and on-line] in Australia, UK and USA.  She was proud to have a poem chosen for Holocaust Memorial Day in USA for three consecutive years.  She is part of the WA Emerging Writers Programme for 2021/2023 for which she has completed a collection of novellas/short stories.  A further two projects are under construction on this programme — a collection of Science Fiction and a novel.

Daphne is a member of WA Poets [Australia], Second Light Network [UK] and various other writing groups both in UK and Australia.  Her recent Broadcasts/interviews: ILAA [arts programme] with Peter Jeffreys OAM, Fremantle Shipping News [poetry programme], Poetry Place Wiltshire Radio.

The 'cast' for Daphne Milne’s What happens when an alien comes for Christmas? is as follows: Fred Christmas — Elio Novello;  Mrs. C. — Coral Carter;  Balthasar, the alien — Colin Young;  Elves — BRiLO, Leonard, and Daphne;  Report to the police — Mar Bucknell;  Minutes of the Committee — Glen Hunting,

The piece was the 2022 Third prizewinner Yeovil Literary Prize 

Daphne has been living in Fremantle, WA for the past four years and is returning to the UK for Christmas to see her grandsons.  Hence the early Christmas special from Daphne.

Rachelle has no accolades or accomplishments relevant to poetry.  She is widely unpublished and unprofessional.  An anxious wreck of a human being who often shares overly dramatic rants on Instagram.  Her upcoming art exhibition ‘Portrait of a Poet’, asks ‘what it means to be a poet in the age of social media’.  it features acrylic portraits of poets with Augmented Reality layers.

A great place to be this Saturday afternoon 2pm-4pm.

The venue is The Moon Café, 323 William St, Northbridge and on ZOOM.

Gig details are: Perth Poetry Club is inviting you to a scheduled Hybrid Live and Zoom meeting from The Moon Cafe.

this Saturday, 22nd October 2022   2:00pm to 4:00pm  Perth Aus WST (GMT+8hrs).

Rachelle (of The Tamara Room) + Daphne Milne’s What happens when an alien comes for Christmas? + open-mike

Join Zoom Meeting:

You will have to wait for Zoom to do its thing.  You will need to be let into the meeting from the Waiting Room.  Please be patient. It may not work straight away.  Try again. If that fails email Elio on

The next few weeks we have the following features:

  22-Oct-22   Rachelle (of The Tamara Room) + Daphne Milne’s What happens when an alien comes for Christmas? + open-mike.

                      You do not want to miss this one, I can assure you – Rachelle (her 1st ever feature) and Daphne Milne with help from

                      Elio N, Colin Y, Coral C, Mar B, Glen H, Leonard J and BRiLO - some of whom are going to be elves!!!!!! + regular open-mike

  29-Oct-22   Ben Riddle + open-mike

   5-Nov-22   Launch of Glen Phillips’ Slings and Arrows 6, with Colin Young & Coral Carter + open-mike

 12-Nov-22   Tammie Winnett + TBA + open-mike …

All with open-mike, not to be missed …