The Script Road, Macau.

A few weeks ago I had the honour of attending The Script Road – Macau Literary festival, at the request of Helder Beja and his dedicated festival team. The Script Road is more than just a literary festival; it’s a celebration. Of books and readers, art and enthusiasts, entertainers and performers and audiences of all […] Read more…

Marjory and the Mouse

  Eight years ago I wrote a picture book, the first book I ever wrote. Marjory and the Mouse is the story of a baby boy, Marjory Vendramini and the founding of the Macau-based orphanage, Cradle of Hope. Over twenty years ago a baby was found abandoned in a rubbish bin. Rats had bitten him and he […] Read more…

She’s Here!

  She’s finally arrived! A FRENCH WEDDING hit bookshelves in May, all pretty and shiny and ready to be read. She features on iBook’s Best Books of the Month and there is currently a competition to win a copy via Mix 104.9. Very exciting times. If you have been wondering what has become of me […] Read more…

Bigger, better giveaway!

      On September 1, 2015 my second book will grace bookstores or plunk in your mailbox if you have pre-ordered it online. Finally, finally, finally! I’m very happy about this news (all the exclamation marks may have given that away) for many reasons but two in particular. Firstly, SEASON OF SALT AND HONEY […] Read more…

Giveaway!

  Are you momentarily distracted by the gorgeousness of the website? I know, isn’t it lovely?! I owe it all to Tabitha Emma, designer, illustrator, Mama, skincare manufacturer… (truly, all of those things) For more about The Incredible Tabitha please check out our interview with her on Fork and Fiction. But wait, I’m getting waylaid. I’m here […] Read more…

Assistance required.

Always hard to know how to start a post when you’ve been away a while. Harder still when it’s been a looooong while. Long time no hear! … too cheesy. Dear Patient Ones …. too dramatic; too medical. I’m sorry for the break… Well, okay, that might have to do. I am sorry for the break. […] Read more…

This just in…

Well, dear friends, I am very excited to finally announce the project I’ve been working on these past few months. The project that has been keeping me from updating this site and which has been taking up my spare time and attention. But don’t get me wrong, I’m happy about it! As you already know, […] Read more…

Great Films of 2012

Some of you may remember I made a little public resolution on here some time ago. I resolved to note down all the great films I watched in 2012. It’s funny; 85% of the films were watched prior to May 2012. Baby number two arrived April 25th 2012. Coincidence? I don’t think so! Suddenly watching […] Read more…

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