Fine Lines, Freedom and Responsibility

I've been attending sessions at the Newcastle Writers Festival all weekend. I purchased tickets to a number of sessions, and had a great time. Garth Nix reaffirmed for me that you don't necessarily have to outline your stories to write a good one. I generally know where I'm starting, know where I'm finishing, and a … Continue reading Fine Lines, Freedom and Responsibility

Happy Birthday Dad

 On July 29th, my Dad turned 80.  Yesterday we had an 80th Birthday Party, full of food, drink and lots of chatting.  I've been thinking quite a lot about Dad over the last week, remembering all kinds of things.  The cackling laugh that used to scare the living daylights out of us during tense moments … Continue reading Happy Birthday Dad