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Saturday, 11 April 2020
Author Sharon Snir on Finding Life's Deeper Significance
I first became aware of author Sharon Snir when I was sent a copy of her book Looking for Lionel to review. This book, a memoir of the wa...
Monday, 6 April 2020
Lady Ottoline Morrell
Lover of literary legends, Lady Ottoline Morrell is, perhaps, the foremost in my pantheon of obscure heroines. She was the very prototy...
Thursday, 2 January 2020
A pile of books for the New Year!
A little squiz at what I plan on reading first thing this year. From the top: Michelle de Kretser on Shirley Hazzard - Anyone who k...
9 Favourite Towns in Vietnam
If you've read my book Destination Saigon you would know that I have travelled all over Vietnam in the past 26 years - including to so...
Sunday, 14 July 2019
A journey into the world of Oliver Twist at Waverley Library - July 28, 2019
I am so excited to be the guest speaker for the Friends of Waverley Library this month, talking all about Dickens , Oliver Twist and ...
Monday, 31 December 2018
I'm leading a writing tour to Vietnam in April 2019 - and I want you to come!
LIVE AND WRITE IN THE MOMENT- WITH -WALTER MASON 14th - 24th April, 2019, Vietnam Starting at Hanoi in the North, you will ...
“Fairy-born and human-bred” - the Brontes and 19th century fairy lore. My talk at the Australian Bronte Association, March 9, 2019
I am very privileged to have been asked to speak to the Australian Bronte Association in 2019. When asked to nominate a topic I immed...
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