A Riveting Read

I’m not a great fan of sci fi or horror novels. However, on our recent roadtrip to Darwin himself bought a Dean Ray Koontz Jane Hawk thriller. We were both hooked and ploughed through The Silent Corner, The Whispering Room, The Crooked Staircase. Turns out we had started reading a five book series, only three of … More A Riveting Read

I’ve been reading

Yep, been reading. A real mixed bag of books. Just thought I’d share my thoughts about a few of them. Every year our local newspaper runs a literacy campaign for kids. Included is the opportunity to collect a boxed set of story books. This year it was the set of 15 books pictured on the … More I’ve been reading

Graeme C Simsion

Graeme C. Simsion is another Aussie author  I want to introduce to you. Born in New Zealand he now calls Melbourne his home. He’s also screenwriter, playwright and data modeller. I just had to do this book review as a follow up to my recent review of Kathy Lette’s book about autism spectrum disorder. Graeme Simsion has … More Graeme C Simsion

It’s all in the Heart

You have probably all heard of Eckhart Tolle and his renowned book The Power of Now.  It’s old hat now, having been published first in 1997. Touted as a non-denominational spiritual teacher, he has been influenced by and uses teachings from a vast range of traditions, both Eastern and Western. Religions, Tolle states, “have become … More It’s all in the Heart