Hearing Maud – a gem in the memoir genre

Good memoirs are about more than just the person writing them. They’re a broader account of things that we can all relate to, sometimes unexpectedly. ‘Hearing Maud’ by Jessica White is her account of growing up deaf in outback Australia, after losing her hearing through a bout of meningitis at age four. Jess was sent … More Hearing Maud – a gem in the memoir genre

Little Dribbling review

Bill Bryson doesn’t need reviews, but I write in the same genre, travel memoir, and sometimes my book has nestled thrillingly alongside his in the online booksellers categories (a very comfortable spot, thank you). Reading him again has been a reinvigorating experience, which I daresay he’d be quietly pleased to know. Bryson’s cleverness lies in … More Little Dribbling review

John Lethlean on Launceston, Tasmania

Restaurant critic John Lethlean’s article in yesterday’s Australian, featuring Launceston’s Great Chefs Series, hit the mark and probably put the jam in the sandwich for many a proud operator in the food supply chain of northern Tasmania. The Great Chefs Series brings celebrated chefs, international names of jaw-dropping stature, to the precincts of TasTAFE Drysdale’s … More John Lethlean on Launceston, Tasmania