Virtual Champagne and Real Gratitude

For One Night Only is published today and now available through all ebook platforms. I won’t be launching the book in the traditional manner but I would still like to…

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At the Base of the Language Mountain

After finishing a Bachelor of Arts at university in the early nineteen eighties I did what every self-respecting, newly graduated member of my peer group did and took off for…

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The Accidental Monolinguist

There’s a motivational poster on the wall of my local gym which puzzles me every time I read it. It says, ‘What would you do if you knew you wouldn’t…

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‘A land of oil olive’

Olive trees grow in South Australia on just the scent of rain and the poorest of soils. They are shockers to remove but as they are extremely flammable local councils…

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