Armchair Travel Guides

The way I figure it, if I can’t physically travel, I’m going to do it virtually, and that means reading and, re-reading some of my favourite, travel books. Armchair travelling, if you like. It began with this one by Ann … Read More

RUBY Awards

So this happened, Happy Ever After was a finalist in this year’s Romance Writers of Australia Romantic Book of the Year (RUBY) Awards. For those of you who follow me on Instagram and Facebook, this is old news, and I’ve … Read More

2019 in Books – The Story So Far

At, or around, the solstice in December we begin to look at goals and intentions for the next 12 months. It makes sense then that at the halfway point in June we look at how we’re going against those. Yep…moving … Read More

2018 – In Books

With the end of the year less than 2 weeks away it’s time to start the yearly round-up posts. Today it’s my year in reading. How many books did I read? According to Goodreads, so far this year I’ve read … Read More

My Christmas Reading List

I’ll give you a rundown of my year in books next week, but for now, with Christmas just 11 days away, I’m reading only seasonal titles – just to get into the spirit of it all. In fact, I’m so … Read More

Happy Ever After – Release Day

It’s finally here – release day for Happy Ever After. Release day is always a tad anti-climactic – especially when you’re an indie author and the book is in digital format rather than in print. Hubby and I did, however, … Read More

Happy Ever After and Queenstown

I love Queenstown. Absolutely adore it. It’s why Happy Ever After is the 2nd of my books to feature it as a location – Wish You Were Here was the first. Anyways, these are some of the locations in Queenstown … Read More

Happy Ever After and the Milford Track

  Next week marks 2 years since I hiked the Milford Track in New Zealand. It is then, perhaps fitting that Happy Ever After will also be published next week. Why fitting? Because the Milford Track and Queenstown feature quite … Read More

Why you should write a novel this November

November is around the corner…and if November is around the corner, so too is NaNoWriMo. Nano wtf? National Novel Writing Month. Get it? Essentially the challenge is to, along with a few hundred thousand other people, get 50,000 words out of … Read More

Ketchup’s Bank Glamping

I distinctly recall the last time I stayed in a tent. It was in a caravan park in Mallacoota – we were living in Bombala at the time – and I must have been about 13. It was a 6 … Read More