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I had the privelege of opening the Folklore, Fantasy & Fairytale exhibition at the Kapunda Community Gallery.
Rosanne Hawke has been given the honour of opening the 35th Kapunda Celtic Festival in October.
Imagine 7000 foot mountains, the Himalayan forest, monkeys walking along walls, the sound of cicadas, and late monsoon thunder storms and mists. Our flat looks out onto the forest where we can see birds with striped tail feathers and wildflowers.
Mountain Wolf, set in tribal Pakistan, will be released in May. The launch will be at the Children's Book Council Conference in the Adelaide Convention Centre, so make sure you register for the conference.
Four of my books will be released in 2014, the first a US edition...
Taj and the Great Camel Trek is a Notable Book in the 2012 CBCA awards.
Ramazan started today. I woke early and heard the siren for waking and eating, and then the one for starting the fast at dawn. The siren sounds like the siren the school uses for shut down drills. This is a special month of devotion to God in Pakistan.
We have returned from Karachi via the Tez Gam (fast train) which does not live up to its name at all as it is very tired and 'ahister' (slow), and is from a former glorious age.
Today the police visited us in our guest house. 'Just checking how many foreigners we have in Abbottabad because it is Eid today. There will be big crowds but we hope there will be no trouble.' At least they didn't tell us to stay indoors.
More than 1,600 people have been killed and up to 20 million people are affected and need help,
Kernewek Lowender is the world's largest Cornish Festival held on the Yorke Peninsula. On Thursday morning 23 May I will be launching Janeen Brian's wonderful children's historical novel set in Moonta
Mountain Wolf has been selected as a Notable Book in The Children's Book Council Awards of Australia.
For all those who have loved Mustara, the journey is just beginning.
Earthquake in Pakistan 2005
At schools I talk about writing and reading, how I write my books, encourage literacy, inspire young writers, and can also run writing workshops. I do school visits during the second and third terms.
'Just a Schoolgirl' is my story published in Reaching Out: messages of hope, a fabulous anthology edited by Mariah Kennedy...
I doubt I would be where I am today in my writing career if it weren't for the South Australian Writers' Centre.