When place is a character

Well over a decade ago (before I wrote my first book) I had the good fortune of going to a Brisbane Writers’ Festival discussion on the importance of place—how the location, the landscape, the geography, […]

Was the Prime Minister a spy?

Imagine hearing that Malcolm Turnball was missing, suspected drowned. Well no one panic, he’s not … but that did happen to an Australian Prime Minister, Harold Holt. On the morning of 17 December 1967, Mr Holt, […]