I’ve slept in quite a few airports in my time, and not in the Tom Hanks “hiding among the baggage, seeking political asylum” way. Here is a review of my Top 3.
Travel and Other Catastrophes
I need a break!
I really need a break. Just a budget cabin near the sea. Swimming, walking, reading. But life rarely goes to plan…
Childhood memories: Driving with Dad
I’m amazed to discover that I have just spent my seventh Christmas without my Dad. Where do the years go? One of my fondest memories of my Dad is the summer road trips of childhood…
The mosquito bite: When pain brings opportunity
One pleasant evening in August 2004, I was bitten by a mosquito. Buzzzz… Slap!
It’s a tiny thing. Who thinks about it? Just part of the soundtrack to life here in Brisbane.
Two weeks later I was sicker than I had ever been. And so began one of the biggest challenges of my life… but one that ended up leading to one of my greatest achievements.
Poison Bay: Where the ideas came from
I’ve been invited to take part in a “blog tag” called The Next Big Thing. This means I write about my upcoming novel POISON BAY this week, answering a set of questions. At the end of this post, I will also “tag” several other writers who will write about their own books. I was “tagged” […]
What Cradle Mountain taught me about knowing when to stop
I’m persistent to a fault. But I learned something while hiking up a beautiful mountain.