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In Celebration of Mothers

Mothering Sunday or Mother's Day (indicating the individual celebration of a mother) or Mothers' Day - with the apostrophe after - to show that the day is the day designated for celebrating all mothers. How ever it is termed and whenever it is celebrated, this day is...

May The Force Be With You

Okay I am an unashamed #StarWars fan and have been since the tender age of twelve when I watched my first SW movie at my uncle's house on what was in those days cutting degree technology VCR! Since then I have watched the epic saga over and over and enjoyed any...

Mrs. T and the Magic Pencil Book Launch

  Mrs. T and the Magic Pencil enjoyed its Australian  launch at Laugh and Learn toy shop in Randwick. It was a hot and steamy Australian summer day when the latest Verityville title was officially released. With a continual stream of people dropping in to meet the...

Book Launch Dates

Exciting news! The official book launch dates for Mrs T and the Magic Pencil are finally locked in and coming soon! Australia: Laugh and Learn Toy Shop in Randwick will host Mrs. T's launch on Wednesday 8th February at 3.30p.m. New Zealand: The Children's Book Shop in...

Passing It On

There are always those who just do that little bit extra to help others. You may not realise or notice or see it but the understated and almost invisible things these folk do go a long way to making a community function, helping people to carry on and giving others a...

Would You Have Marched?

    Would you have marched?   Would you have marched If you had seen violence come? Would you have spoken out when Into a home Only last week Here in our town Violence crept softly? Would you protest If you knew Up the stairs And into the room And into the bed...

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...

A Wake Up Call

It's good to get a wake up call. On a recent family holiday to Vanuatu I was privileged enough to get to visit a local community. The first wake up call was our guide telling us that we could throw our empty soft drink cans down in the grass. I was absolutely...

Where Do Your Ideas Come From?

It is true that life is where writers get their inspiration and witnessing or experiencing something helps an author get into a storyline. Never the less writers all over the world have explored concepts and realities that are not theirs. How can this be? Can a character’s voice be believable if the creator of this has no first hand experience of their character’s context?

An Inspiring Meeting

This last week saw the publication of my fourth title, 'Mrs T and the Magic Pencil'. So it was very fitting that Mrs T herself should be in Sydney and simply lovely that she was able to join the Verityville creators' team to celebrate this new book as well as to...

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