Tag: author

Why I love airports…

I’m writing this at Sydney airport waiting for my flight to Sunshine Coast. I’m up for the weekend – did I mention that I’m (gulp) 50 on Sunday? – and can’t wait to see my family. It’s hard to believe that the… Read More

2017: The Word

Unless you’re new to this blog or have been living under a rock, we’re moving to the Sunshine Coast this year. It’s a mega sea-change that’s exciting and scary all at the same time. How to find a word for 2017 that… Read More

That’s a Wrap…

  Firstly…happy new year! It’s felt, over the last week, as though I’m the only one in Sydney not on holidays. I know that’s not true, but that’s how it’s felt. Oh, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing either – in… Read More

On middle-age…

  I was looking at my pooch last night as she took a flying leap from the floor to land on my lap. ‘She doesn’t know she’s middle-aged,’ commented my husband. ‘Do you think she’ll ever grow up?’ It was her birthday… Read More

Wish You Were Here…

It’s been a while since I updated you with the progress of the novel formerly known as Finding John Smith…so here goes. The title has been revised, revised again, and finally decided. I’m pleased to announce that the novel formerly known as… Read More

Friday Five: The Ubud Five

So anyways, hubby and I have been in Bali for the best part of the last two weeks. We leave tonight- substantially more relaxed and balanced than when we left. I haven’t blogged at all while we’ve been away, but have a… Read More

Kamala Village Markets…

I’m not a shopper. There’s something about those great air-conditioned malls that sets my teeth on edge. I think it has something to do with the lack of windows, or that anything could be happening outside and you wouldn’t know about it…. Read More

Need an Idea? Here’s 10 places to look…

So anyways, I was standing at the luggage carousel when inspiration hit. My 8 hour flight from Hong Kong had taken 11 hours as a result of someone getting ill on board and having to be offloaded in Manila in the middle… Read More

Where in the world?

As I’ve said before, I’m not a plotter. That doesn’t mean, however, that I don’t plan. Professionally speaking, my background is in project and change management, and we live by the old mantra of fail to plan, plan to fail. It’s ingrained…. Read More

How do I find the time to write? 5 tips to beat the excuses…

So anyways, aside from a few random leftover Bali posts, I’ve devoted the last couple of weeks to Nanowrimo- why you should do it, how to prepare for it…that sort of thing. Just lately, I’ve spoken to a few people who’ve said… Read More