The Rise of the Muridae

I came into the world on a wild and stormy night with fierce winds and driving rain, or so I was told much later; and I was named Calista Rose Moore by my mother.


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My parents knew from an ultrasound early in the pregnancy, they were going to have a daughter and they decided to call me Calista. A name my mother thought was pretty and no doubt the name of some film actress or singer my mother admired, or so I imagined.

Year Written: 2000

Margaret Berner

Margaret is eighty-one years old. She started writing early in life and has had varied success. She is a linguist and student of English. Now residing in Taree on the NSW mid coast this latest edition to her list of works is one of her best.

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