February 28, 2023

A Well-Travelled Bag

Have bag, will travel! Last year, Bronwyn Chalke of the Hobart Bookshop in Tasmania not only gave me (and my Marcie Gill books) a warm welcome, she also gave me…

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February 14, 2023

The Godmothers…In Italy

A Happy Publication Day message to myself today! The Italian edition of The Godmothers, LE MADRINE, is available now, published by Fazi Editore. So lovely to see Dean Proudfoot’s special…

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February 9, 2023

A Marvellous Teacher

Fifty years ago, my grade 4 teacher at St Joseph’s in Clare, South Australia, Sister Margaret Mary Murphy, asked each of us to write a short book over the school…

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December 31, 2022

Happy New Year!

Happy End of 2022, everyone! Thanks so much for all your lovely comments and messages this year about my social media posts, Irish & Australian photo galleries and my books,…

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November 12, 2022

Unveiling A Statue Of…Me!

Hello from my hometown of Clare, South Australia, after one of the most special evenings of my life – the official unveiling on the Riesling Trail of a sculpture depicting…

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November 7, 2022

A New Journalist On The Scene

Hotshot student journalist Dominic McInerney (also my beloved nephew!) has put together a great news story previewing the unveiling of a sculpture of me this Friday November 11th on the…

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October 24, 2022

A Very Special Trip To Come

Clare Valley, here I come! I’m delighted to share that I’m making a flying trip back to South Australia in November for a very special reason. I’m touched and honoured…

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September 12, 2022

The Godmothers Reviewed

My warmest thanks from Dublin to American book blogger Lorraine Kleinwaks of Enchanted Prose for her lovely review of The Godmothers, published in the USA last week. “Once named Australia’s…

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September 7, 2022

USA Publication Day For The Godmothers

I am delighted to announce that The Godmothers is out in the USA this week. Thank you so much to Welbeck Publishing US for these glorious flowers to mark the day!…

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August 25, 2022

George Joins Book Week

Earlier this year I was delighted to receive these photos of 9-year-old booklover Hannah in Melbourne, reading my first children’s book Marcie Gill and the Caravan Park Cat to her…

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