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Looking forward

The past year was a difficult one for me, much of it spent glued to the computer struggling with a book, and then almost two months in Canberra through my beloved mother’s last illness and death, age 83. But looking forward is much brighter than looking backwards, and there are good things coming in 2016!…

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Seasons

Autumn seemed to go by in a flash this year! The highlight for me was the Jane Austen Festival in Canberra in April. Preceded by some serious costume sewing, I went to Canberra with my friend Emily, and my niece Lauren, who lives there, joined us for the three days of the festival. Dance classes,…

Winners – Australia Day Book Giveaway

Thank you to everyone who entered the Australia Day Book Giveaway – what a great tour of wonderful places in Australia you’ve taken me on! Our internet was on go-slow yesterday, so I’m a little late replying to comments and drawing the winners, but I’ve set random.org to work today to select two winners and they…

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Storm Clouds Launch Tour

The dates and places for my Storm Clouds launch tour are finalised! You can click on the links for more event details. Armidale Launch – Saturday 10th January, 12.30pm, Reader’s Companion bookstore; Canberra Launch – Tuesday 13th January, 6.00pm, Harry Hartog’s bookstore, Westfield Woden; Inverell dinner and author talk – Friday 16th January,The Dust Jacket bookstore and…