Join travel writer and raconteur Walter Mason as he takes us on an illustrated journey through Cambodia, one of the most fascinating countries in Asia.
Join travel writer and raconteur Walter Mason as he live blogs from the SMSA’s Tom Keneally Centre. Follow the action on the Southerly blog – or drop in to the Tom Keneally Centre and perhaps become part of the live blogging yourself!
In the debut of our new Writing Sydney series, Vanessa Berry talks to Walter Mason about the parts of Sydney that have inspired her writing.
Engage your creative spark with our high-energy & results-focussed Creative Groove Writing Workshop with writer Walter Mason. Unlock your imaginative daring.
In May’s Writing Sydney, Walter Mason talks to crime writer P.M. Newton whose popular Detective Nhu “Ned” Kelly novels, The Old School and Beams Falling, give a gritty portrait of Sydney’s recent past
In the final Writing Sydney for 2015, Walter Mason talks to Hilary Bell and Antonia Pesenti about their illustrated books Numerical Street and Alphabetical Sydney.
In our first Writing Sydney for the year, Susannah Fullerton joins Walter Mason to discuss the parts of Sydney that delight and inspire her.
Australia’s first lady of crime writing, Gabrielle Lord, joins Walter Mason at the SMSA to discuss her favourite Sydney things.
In this Heartfelt Journaling workshop, Walter Mason will help you start keeping a journal that matters, and using your journal as a catalyst to creating amazing things for yourself –
Walter Mason presents a fascinating talk on Charles Dickens & his final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, which remained unfinished at Dicken’s death.
**Fully Booked – Waitlist Only** Walter Mason discussed why pioneering travel writer, H. V. Morton, was so popular in his own age, only to have his reputation fade.
Cecil Beaton was one of the 20th century’s greatest style icons. Join Walter Mason to discover Beaton’s passions, his follies and some of his secrets.
To celebrate E.F Benson’s 150th birthday, Walter Mason will discuss the author’s celebrated Mapp and Lucia novels, his life & the reasons behind his enduring cult following.
Join Walter Mason as he talks to Alana Fairchild about how we can cultivate more happiness & wellbeing wherever we are in our lives. Prepare to be uplifted!
Join author Walter Mason for an enlightening talk on Sumner Locke Elliott and the influence his amazing life had on his writing.
Join Modern Witch, Stacey Demarco in conversation with Walter Mason for a fun, and free talk on everything lunar and magic!
Join Walter Mason for an engaging talk on Dickens’ most popular novel, Oliver Twist, and how it captured the state of Victorian society to evocatively.
For our new Glamorous Paris series, Walter Mason delves into Proust’s glamorous milieu, his tortured personal life and just what makes his book, À La Recherche Du Temps Perdu, a remarkable work of art.
Claudia Chan Shaw joins Walter Mason to talk about her roots, how she became so interested in style and design, and the reasons she is such a passionate collector for the first talk in our new series, Magnificent Obsessions.
Glamorous Paris is a brand‐new series of talks by Walter Mason, which explores the fascinating and often glamorous worlds of the most fabulous Parisian authors, including Colette.
SMSA celebrate the 110th Anniversary of Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, with a special talk by Walter Mason.
Join Walter Mason to learn about author Gertrude Stein, one of the most fascinating women to ever make Paris her home.
Join Walter Mason for an exploration of Jean Cocteau’s life, his outrageous achievements, his great loves and victories and his sometimes-tormented soul.
Walter Mason chats to food anthropologist Maeve O’Meara about the food she loves, the places she goes to and the projects that make up her magnificent obsessions