Pippin the border collie meets a kangaroo joey through the window

Spammers

Why don’t they just go read a good book instead of spending their time spamming web sites? There is currently a deluge of spam comments. I’ve got all comments on moderation at present so they’re not showing up to readers, but it’s a pain going through and deleting them from the moderation queue. Oh, well, the…

Pippin, 6 month old border collie puppy

Little Miss Disruption

How can one cute little puppy disrupt our settled lives (and my blogging) so thoroughly? Way back in January I introduced our new border collie puppy, Pippin: Way back in February was the last time I updated this blog. These two things are connected 🙂 Pippin is the most gorgeous, loving, full of energy and…

Valentine’s Day

Tomorrow is the day that florists, chocolate manufacturers, and restaurants love: Saint Valentine’s Day. I’m excited that I’ll be flying to Melbourne first thing in the morning to participate in Sisters in Crime’s celebration of the day – a panel discussion tomorrow night, titled ‘She Always Gets Her Man’ with fellow romantic suspense authors Helene…

Australia Day Giveaway Winners

I’ve finally drawn the winners of my Australia Day giveaway! My apologies that it took so long; things have been extra-busy with an unexpected trip to Tamworth, and it seemed every time I sat down to do it our internet connection went to go-slow. (The joys of rural living…) But this evening I’ve counted up…

Oops – website woes

There appears to be a problem with the design I use for my website – my last post apparently broke it! So please excuse this temporary one while I rebuild or create something new in the background. It may take me a couple of days…