So you’re Australian?

WELCOME TO THE BOOK’D OUT AUSTRALIA DAY BOOK GIVEAWAY BLOG HOP – a chance to win so many wonderful stories written by Australian authors as we celebrate our day. Happy Australia Day, whatever that means to you! In a recent blog post at Ausromtoday I was asked what was the best thing about being an Continue reading


And the winners are!

Thank you to everyone who took part in the Australia Day Book Giveaway Blog Hop! What an amazing variety of fabulous books which are now winging their way to new homes. A huge thank you to Shelleyrae from Book’d Out for organising the event again this year. I had a lovely time revisiting wonderful, evocative Continue reading


Australia Day Book Giveaway!

It’s the Australia Day Book Giveaway Thanks to Shelleyrae from Book’d Out for setting up an Australia Day Book Giveaway again this year. Click here to visit the site and find other wonderful opportunities to win books. And what ever you’re doing to celebrate it – enjoy!! So what does Australia Day mean to you? Continue reading


When all is lost.

It’s hard to comprehend how an area of low pressure in the Gulf of Carpentaria could spawn a deluge that roared¬†down the east coast of Australia sweeping all before it in its fury. Flying from Cairns to Melbourne today I saw the land slowly change from emerald green to muddy brown to silvery-beige and black. Continue reading