July 17, 2016

The results are unanimous, adults love reading teen fiction. Why is that? I once went to a writing festival and they mentioned that the difference between teen fiction and adult fiction is that teen fiction always offer the reader a ray of hope.

What do you think?

July 10, 2016

It's a tricky question, which forces you to ask 'what is just?' I would define justice as something that is due, that is rightfully owed to someone, anything above that is charity. So would curing cancer, given that you would have to sacrifice your life doing something...

July 5, 2016

I took myself along to Oliver Phommavanh’s launch of his 6th book, ‘The Other Christy’ a novel for children aged 8 to 12, about a year 6 girl from Cambodia, navigating the social shark tank of finding friends. It was the first book launch that I have ever attended and...

July 3, 2016

The results are out (unlike the results of who is actually running this country at the moment)! It's what I expected it to be, because let's face it, who wants to be selected to kill fellow peeps, and who wants to see mankind wiped out by five waves of hell.

Then again,...

June 25, 2016

Sitting in the audience at the Sydney Writers’ Festival, at Juilian Baggini’s talk where he promotes his latest philosophical book, “Freedom Regained”, I began to wonder. He argues the fact that free will does exist. If you think about it, the answer to the age old deb...

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