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The 'Camille Dupré' Songbook   May 2020

Researching 'Camille Dupré'  May 2020

My Top Three Tips for Aspiring Authors   March 2020

Writing and Art  March 2020

The Five Books That Have Influenced Me Most   March 2020

My Top Five Films about Politics   Feb 2020

Film Review: '1917'   Jan 2020

Home in the Highlands: Autumn  May 2018

Home in the Highlands: The Flying Carpet  July 2018

Home in the Highlands: A Tale of Two Chandeliers  April 2018

Home in the Highlands: The Secret Garden  April 2018

Home in the Highlands: Finding the Dream Home  March 2018

Book Review: 'Lake Hill' by Margareta Osborn   June 2017

Film Review: 'Their Finest'  April 2017

Film Review: 'Alone in Berlin   March 2017

 My Top Six Tips for Writing Historical Fiction   Feb 2017

'The Princess Diarist', Carrie Fisher   Dec 2016

'The Rarest Thing' Playlist   Nov 2016

 Book Review: 'Daintree' by Annie Seaton   Nov 2016

 Interview with Annie Seaton   Nov 2016

 Crafting Characters   Oct 2016

 Welcome to 'The Rarest Thing' Blog Tour    Oct 2016

TV Review: Reality Big Guns  Aug 2016

Five Things I Love about Writing Fiction  Aug 2016

Deborah's Yummy Chocolate Mousse   July 2016

A Gallipoli Story: Finding Uncle Arthur   April 2016

A World Without Downton: The 'Downton Abbey' Finale  April 16

What is 'The Rarest Thing'?   April 2016

Film Review: 'Brooklyn'   Feb 2016

Molly Grows Up   Feb 2016

Film Review: 'The Revenant'   Jan 2016

Book Review: 'Kakadu Sunset' by Annie Seaton Jan 16

Q&A with Annie Seaton   Jan 2016

 

2015

 

Meet Mrs Christmas   Dec 2015

Film Review: 'The Dressmaker'   Dec 2015

'The Trivia Man' Trivia Quiz  Nov 2015

The Nerd as Hero: Reclaiming the Label   July 2015
(Guest Blog for Dark Matter Zine at their website)

Another Bookish Trivia Quiz   July 2015

A Bookish Trivia Quiz   June 2015

The Trivia Man Blog Tour   June 2015

Launching 'The Trivia Man'  June 2015

A Gallipoli Story: The Lost Shearer   April 2015

Meet the Cast of 'The Trivia Man'   April 2015

What Makes a Good Tagline?   March 2015

Quiz Kid?    Feb 2015

Film Review: 'Birdman'  Jan 2015

Film Review: 'The Water Diviner'   Jan 2015

 

2014

 

The Trivia Man Is Coming  Dec 2014

My Christmas Dec 2014

Zucchini and Herb Frittata  Nov 2014

Trivia Isn't Trivial  Nov 2014

Lost and Found    Oct 2014

Film Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight'  Sept 2014

The Cutting Room Floor  Sept 2014

Film Review: 'The 100-Foot Journey'  Aug 2014

Rose Scott Women Writers' Festival  Aug 2014

Film Review: 'Jersey Boys'   July 2014

Emporium Trilogy Quiz (with answers)   June 2014

Film Review: 'The Fault in Our Stars'   June 2014

An Aspiring Author's Guide to Book Jargon   June 2014

The Beatles and Me   June 2014

Book Giveaway Winners   May 2014

Film Review: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'  May 2014

Launching 'A Place of Her Own'  May 2014

Free Bookmarks to Download   March 2014

Film Review: 'The Monuments Men'  March 2014

Film Review: 'Twelve Years a Slave'  Feb 2014

My Top Ten Romantic Comedies   Feb 2014

Film Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks'    Feb 2014

Four Stories about Platonic Love   Feb 2014

Five Books about Unrequited Love  Jan 2014

First Impressions  Jan 2014 

 

2013

 

Christmas at My Place  Dec 2013

About a Dog  November 2013

What's Next? 'A Place of Her Own'  Nov 2013

The Amazing Mr Carroll  November 2013

Film Review: 'About Time'  October 2013

The Jade Widow@Mr Chen's Emporium  Oct 2013

Ode to Spring   September 2013

When a Platypus's Fancy Turns to Love   Sept 2013

How Big Is Your Book?   September 2013

Fairytale Turrets and Other Fantasies  August 2013 

A Winter's Tale  August 2013

'He Who Would Valiant Be'  August 2013

Country Dog  July 2013

Spot the Anachronism!  July 2013

Puppy Proof?  July 2013 

A World Without Books: 'Fahrenheit 451'  June 2013

A Bonzer Aussie Dog  June 2013

Review: Hope's Road  June 2013

Puppy Love  May 2013

Attack of the Anachronisms  May 2013

When Winter Comes Early  May 2013

The Victorian Art of Scrapbooking  April 2013

In Search of the Emporium  April 2013

Elegant Architecture  April 2013

A Country Sunday  March 2013

Adverbs and Chocolate  Feb 2013

Introducing THE JADE WIDOW  Jan 2013

The Colour Lilac  Jan 2013

 

2012

 

Christmas Dec 2012

Alpacas versus Llamas  Dec 2012

The Jade Widow  Nov 2012

Angie's Westerns  Nov 2012

Recreational Sewing in Cesarine  Oct 2012 

Inspirations for 'Mr Chen's Emporium'  Sept 2012 

An Aladdin's Cave   Sept 2012 

Anatomy of a Gold Rush Town  Sept 2012 

Amy Duncan and her Books  Sept 2012

Old-fashioned Heroes  Sept 2012

Happy Endings?  Sept 2012

Why Is a Book Like a TARDIS?  Sept 2012

An Emporium by Any Other Name  Aug 2012

Never Write When You're Hungry  July 2012

The Case of the Missing Monotremes  June 2012

The World of the Book  May, 2012

Frosty Tales  April 2012

Tales of the Emporium  March 2012

Country Ways  Feb 2012

Life with a Platypus  Feb 2012