Wonderful Sharjah

Finally, my belated post about the Sharjah International Book Fair! It was a fantastic experience, and I’m very grateful to have been invited and to have had the opportunity to visit Sharjah and be part of the Book Fair. (For those of you not familiar with Sharjah, it is one of the United Arab Emirates;…

View of Sharjah

Sharjah International Book Fair

I’m popping in during a busy time to mention how excited I am that in just three days, I will be at the airport, on my way to the United Arab Emirates for the Sharjah International Book Fair.  I’m incredibly honoured to be invited to this prestigious event. While Book Fairs are usually very focused…

Bellingen

Wednesday was a wonderful day – a mini-holiday to one of my favourite places, with some of my favourite people! I left home shortly after 8am, heading east across the tablelands to Ebor, then winding along the ridges towards the Dorrigo Plateau. The sun shone, the road was quiet, and the views were gorgeous –…

August Events

I know it’s been quiet around here – Looming. Book. Deadline. Not much happening to report on except staring at the screen and occasionally typing some words. Ah, the glamorous life of the author! However, this week and next I get to disengage from the computer for some events I’m looking forward to – and…

Workshop tomorrow!

It’s been a busy few weeks – I’ve been to Canberra, and to Sydney twice, had an angiogram and a follow-up appointment with my neurosurgeon, had a few hours at the Sydney Craft and Quilt Fair (fun!), marked a stack of university assignments (not-so-fun), researched for a revised media studies unit (fortunately, I’m not running…