June 25, 2018

Thank you!

Thank you for loving my books enough to buy them and borrow them in such quantities! And thanks to all my publishers and illustrators, my […]

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May 17, 2018

MAY..be next time but not in MAY 2018

Hello again! Resilience. Being a grown-up. Hanging on to one’s self-esteem. Getting over it. Moving on. Looking ahead. You guessed it. I’m Australian Too didn’t […]

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April 9, 2018

Shortlists, shortlists, all the way!

Monday April 9th 2018 Hello again from someone—the author of I’m Australian Too—who’s been shortlisted a couple of times this year and long-listed once, and […]

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March 2, 2018

Green Sheep multiplying everywhere

March 2nd 2018 I thought I’d better write an update before I become so old on Monday (March 5th 2018) that I forget how to […]

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February 4, 2018

Heat Wave No. 3 February 4th 2018

Of course it’s summer. Of course I live in Adelaide. Of course everyone’s now back at work or school, so of course there’s yet another heatwave […]

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December 31, 2017

Happy New Year!

Well, hello, and welcome to my grapes!  This rainbow lorikeet came to say Happy New Year to us today, so I thought I’d pass on […]

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September 3, 2017

September 2017: spring magic turns book into coins!

September 3rd 2017 (My husband took the photo. I haven’t taken a photo since the 1960’s.) Yes, spring at last. As you see, the vines […]

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July 16, 2017

Gallery, not news

I think my theme song ought to be the old Beach Boys’ number: ‘I get around, round, I get around…’ I do get around. I get […]

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June 5, 2017

Happy highs & deep lows

Happy Highs and Deep Lows June 5th 2017 I’m Australian Too Hello again, three months later (!) from the recalcitrant, blushing Mem Fox. Obviously I […]

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March 2, 2017

Yes, I’ve been in the news.

Well! I’ve been in the news.  Read all about it below, including my own take on events. But first, my latest, and one of my […]

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December 15, 2016

Christmas 2016

Merry Christmas to anyone who celebrates Christmas, anywhere in the world! And a very happy day off for those who don’t. I’ve spent some time […]

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September 23, 2016

Breathing Life into a Website

September 30th 2016 Hello, and yes, I am still here, contrary to all indications! A new addition this time is my reading of THIS AND […]

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