March 27, 2020

No Other Topic!

Hello, hello, especially to those holed up in your homes, on the edge of hysteria. I’m with you. Corona virus. There is no other topic. […]

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January 1, 2020

Happy New Decade!

Hello again! Here I am, saved from the heatwaves, unlike our poor magnolias. Temperatures of 44C (111F) nearly killed us all last month. So sad. […]

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September 1, 2019

Which new book?

Hello, and welcome back after your absence and mine! Happy, wonderful first day of spring to those of us in the southern hemisphere. As you […]

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July 28, 2019

Post-Holiday Post

Hello, once again. (Let’s hope there are many ‘once agains’!) Since I last wrote I’ve been on holiday or on vacation, depending on which kind […]

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June 13, 2019

Had a busy day?

Hello, hello! I’m still here… I often tell you that I write rarely. That’s true. But the writing does become intense and all-my-focus towards the […]

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January 31, 2019

Stamp of Approval

I remember my mother telling me, when I was ten, never to talk about myself—that people would find it boring. Instead, she said, I should […]

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December 3, 2018

Year’s End At Last!

Hello again, weary end-of-year people! Like any teacher, which I once was, or perhaps any worker, I succumb to illness as soon as I stop […]

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December 2, 2018

Books I have loved in 2018

Hello again! There’ll be another hello almost immediately, when I post the last blog of the year with news and photos my recent book tour […]

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October 18, 2018

New baby…er, I mean new book!

Hello again! I know the title above says this isn’t about a new baby, but that was before I had received an exciting email on […]

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August 5, 2018

Strangely, in the southern hemisphere …

Hello again! Brrr. Early August 2018. It’s so cold I keep gloves beside my car keys so I don’t forget them when I leave the […]

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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 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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