Supporting Words

As a qualified teacher and a children’s author you would think that writing my own teacher’s notes for each of my books is second nature. Well yes and no. With my mind in many places

Hooray It’s Children Book Week – Escape to EVERYWHERE!

Book – week 2017 – It’s here and we are all celebrating! We are so lucky that the Marvellous Children’s Book Council of Australia organise this wonderful week when schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate Australian children’s literature. Do check out what’s going on through the CBCA NSW website Or if you are further […]

To The Bone

There has been a great deal of comment in the media recently regarding the Netflix film, To The Bone. This film tells the story of 20 year old Ellen and her journey to recovery from anorexia nervosa. Whilst I am a strong advocator of conversation starters and the need for reduction of stigma surrounding family […]

Consumed by… Eastside Radio

It was great to get the opportunity yesterday to join the charming Christopher Zim at Eastside radio on his ‘Consumed by Soul’  programme and talk about books, writing and getting your message out there.   Check out the link to hear the interview below – it’s about 7.3 minutes into the recording: my interview on ‘Consumed […]

Spreading the word

ABC Local radio – a greatly under-utilised resource? by Stephen Whiteside I was very excited when my collection of rhyming verse/bush poetry for children, The Billy That Died With Its Boots On and … Source: Spreading the word