Arkaroola Hills

Outback travels

After all the excitement of the launch of Sunset Shadows, we headed off to outback New South Wales and South Australia for a two-week holiday. There have been unusually good rainfalls across central and eastern Australia the past month or two, so the landscapes were amazingly green and lush – at least by outback Australian…

Frost on a blackberry leaf

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,…

Catch-up!

Travelling and blogging don’t seem to go well together me – and I’ve been doing a lot of travelling lately! My Mum and I spent all of July and some of August in the UK (with a week at the Romance Writers of America conference in the US in the middle of July for me),…

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 –…