Puberty Blues with middle-aged hindsight…

I doubt there was any novel more quintessentially Australian for me as a teenager than Puberty Blues by Kathy Lette and Gabrielle Carey. I hated it, I loathed and I rejected every single premise in the story. Puberty Blues was a coming of age surfing story set in the Sunderland Shire with a couple of Continue reading

Snuggle pot and cuddle pie

It’s Aussie Author April! Bronwyn Parry, a fellow Hachette Author, has a wonderful post on one of her favourite Australian authors, Ethel Turner. It took me back to being a child, sitting in front of my Grandmother’s black and white TV, watching Seven Little Australians and sucking my thumb as the dramas unfolded. I loved Continue reading