Photo by: Paul Cristina


Today (Saturday) I have lost my voice. Which is a big calamity and a disaster as I’m supposed to be talking to the Plantagenet Society today about Stephen and Matilda. I am SOOOO disappointed as I was really looking foward to telling their story: that poor little girl being sent off to Germany, aged 8,…

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I thought I’d share with you some of the things I’ll be doing over the next few weeks in case any of you would like to come along.Monday 15th Sept: I’ll be online with the QLD Literature Festival for two sessions ‘talking’ about crime and romance in medieval time: 9.20 and 10.35 session starts.Wed. 17th…

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500 excited students plus teachers / librarians and authors all assembled for the annual Bookfeast last week and, as always, a wonderful time was had by all. Bookfeast is organised by Michael Fraser and his team and this year there was a change of venue, with Cabravale Diggers hosting the lunch. This year I sat…

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