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About Pamela King
She is President of the Wollondilly Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers NSW Inc and serves as Committee member of the state body.
Her autobiographical stories Dingo Ambassador, Sassy and My Tuesdays were selected for inclusion in three consecutive issues of Seniors Stories (2017 - 2019) produced by the NSW Government.
Two stories and a poem were selected for publication in Writers of Wollondilly Anthology 2018.
She spent many years as a volunteer dingo handler, sponsor. Promotions officer and served as a board member with the Australian Native Dog Conservation Society (Bargo Dingo Sanctuary)
Pamela has a Diploma of Tourism (Operations Management). She was a tourism and events consultant and taught Tourism and Customer Service in vocational colleges.
In addition to her writing, she is a blogger, reviewer, dingo lover and doting grandmother.
She has always been a keen reader. Her personal reading material is selected from a variety of genres as you will see by her growing book reviews page.
She is passionate about dingoes, the most maligned and misunderstood native animal in Australia. Having published one book on the topic dingoes are also the subject of two books she is currently writing. Please visit the My Books page for more information.
Berenice became fascinated by Dingoes at a very young age. Her fascination became almost an obsession and as a young woman she spent many hours researching and studying the Dingo and she devoted over 40 years of her life as the Dingo’s advocate. Committed to observing, studying, breeding and being at one with the Dingo’s spirit she became a recognised authority on Australia’s Native Dog and rewrote what people believed about the Dingo.
She became known worldwide simply as the “Dingo Lady” and founded the Australian Native Dog Training Society (ANDTS), later known as the Australian Native Dog Conservation Society (ANDCS).
As the Dingo’s champion she took every opportunity to promote understanding of the Dingo, fight for its recognition and acceptance as the native dog of Australia and to educate the public on the truth about its characteristics and behaviour.
The stories in this books about three of her Dingoes, Dora, Napoleon and Snowgoose, demonstrate the love she had and dedication to a falsely maligned Australian native animal.
Merigal Dingoes is collection of heart-warming Dingo (and one New Guinea Singing Dog) stories introducing readers to the true nature of Australia’s most maligned native animal, the Dingo.
The collection is based on the records of Berenice Walters, known as the Dingo Lady, and the author’s own experience. They demonstrate how Berenice’s dingoes taught her about their personality, behaviour and antics with a large dose of reciprocated love, and humour.
It includes over 30 stories and 100 photos that will warm the heart of any animal lover.
It would be a valuable edition for anyone wanting to learn more about the Dingo.
Berenice Walters dedicated her adult life to studying the dingo. She campaigned to improve its image and gain acknowledgement of its important environmental role as an apex predator. The stories demonstrate how her dingoes taught her about their personality, behaviour and antics with a large dose of reciprocated love, and humour.
This is the story as it was told to the author by Angelo Ferrari, drummer, singer and founder of the Italian Beat rock group Angel and the Brains.
After recounting how the band was formed and its music ambitions, it continues to tell the true story about the aftermath of La Messa Dei Giovani (La Messa).
La Messa was conceived to fulfil the desires of the Vatican II to make the Catholic Church more appealing to young people but, because of resulting bitter and vicious arguments within the church and the media, the Vatican took a course of action that was inconsiderate, hurtful and cold hearted.
The story describes how these young musicians, who had responded to an invitation from the church to perform the first rock mass in Rome had their fledgling careers destroyed by the Vatican.
The reader will discover that many articles written in recent years are wrong in their descriptions of what happened following La Messa and falsely acclaim the event as being a successful innovation of the Catholic Church at the time.
La Messa è stata concepita per soddisfare i desideri del Concilio Vaticano II di rendere la Chiesa cattolica più attraente per i giovani, ma, a causa delle conseguenti aspre e viziose polemiche all'interno della Chiesa e tra i media, il Vaticano prese un corso di azione che era sconsiderato, dannoso e gelido di cuore.
La storia descrive come questi giovani musicisti, che avevano risposto a un invito dalla Chiesa per eseguire la prima messa beat a Roma, avevano la loro carriera, che era alle prime armi, distrutta dal Vaticano.
Il lettore scoprirà che molti articoli scritti in questi ultimi anni sono errati nelle loro descrizioni di ciò che accadde subito dopo La Messa e falsamente acclamano l'evento come una innovazione di successo della Chiesa cattolica di allora.