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Regional Roaming

In late May I had the pleasure of going on a promotional book tour in Wagga Wagga and the surrounding Riverina region. I visited six schools in Henty, The Rock, Ashmont, Junee, Coolamon and Wagga Wagga, as well as doing … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to one and all. Family. Friends. Food. The three Fs. These are the things I think of at Christmas as I go into a cooking frenzy. This year I made 2 puddings, a double batch of shortbread biscuits … Continue reading

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Footy newb no more

Last Saturday I went to my first ever AFL game. But why in the world would a committed non-sports person like me go to a footy match? I’ve never followed the AFL. I’ve never barracked for any team. I’ve never … Continue reading

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Totally Awesome ZOMBIE Experience!

Wow! I just had the most mind-blowing experience. I spent this morning fighting zombies! And it was AWESOME! Zero Latency is a company that’s running the world’s first multiplayer free-roam Virtual Reality (VR) experience… and it’s in Melbourne. So I … Continue reading

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RFDS cover reveal

The first two books in the RFDS ADVENTURES were released last week. Although the next two books won’t be released until May, I can reveal the covers. With thanks to artist Maria Penna, here they are… Tweet

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Ice Bucket Challenge

You probably all know about the Ice Bucket Challenge. It started off in America as a way to raise money for and awareness of ALS (also known as MND — Motor Neurone Disease). Lots of people, all over the world, … Continue reading

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Cream Pie Interview is Online

Last week an interview with me was screened on the ABC3 television programme Studio 3. The interview involved me getting slammed in the face with five cream pies while I answered questions about my You Choose books. Only four of … Continue reading

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Hello 2014

Well hello there, 2014! So pleased to make your acquaintance. You’re a nice looking year — so much promise; so full of hope. You just make sure you fulfill your potential. So many people are counting on you. Your predecessor … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

To anyone who stumbles upon my little corner of cyberspace… MERRY CHRISTMAS! Tweet

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Reading & Signing with Michael Pryor

I’ve got a reading and signing event coming up at Embiggen Books, along with the one and only Michael Pryor — author of the rather brilliant Laws of Magic books. Come one, come all! Sunday 25 March 2012, 1pm Embiggen … Continue reading

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DVD Review — Project Manta

Project Manta chronicles the efforts of a group of marine biologists to track the migration routes of manta rays off the Australian coast. The movement patterns of manta rays are often unpredictable and very individual, making the scientists’ task far … Continue reading

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Blu-ray review — Trigun: Badlands Rumble

Vash the Stampede is back! The Humanoid Typhoon has progressed from manga to anime series and now finally to his own feature film. And it’s just been released on Blu-ray. Vash the Stampede is a gunslinger with a bounty on … Continue reading

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Education Writing

I do a lot of writing for the primary school education market, for publication both in Australia and overseas. In fact, I’m currently working on a new set of readers at Prep and Grade 1 level for Singapore. Very short … Continue reading

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