Video trailer for Hazard of Shadows by Mike Phillips

September 13, 2015


Have been asked to review this one but not sure if going to get to it. But check out the video trailer – looks really good.

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REVIEW: Shatterwing by Donna Maree Hanson

August 12, 2015



Shatterwing Dragonwine 1 Momentum Books 2014 ISBN 9781760081768 This review was first posted over at A Writer Goes On A Journey. I have an awful backlog of epubs that I am slowly making my way through and this is one of them. However I have to start with a couple of caveats. First, the author […]

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REVIEW: Under Ground by S. L. Grey

August 1, 2015


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This was first posted at A Writer Goes On A Journey – don’t be afraid to follow that one. Under Ground S. L. Grey 2015 Macmillan 9781337266495 There recently was a reality television program from the US broadcast on Australian television which explored something of the world of the ‘preppers.’ These are people who have […]

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REVIEW: Thief’s Magic by Trudi Canavan

July 27, 2015


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Thief’s Magic Millennium Rule 1 Trudi Canavan Orbit 2014 ISBN 9780356501123 This review was first posted over at A Writer Goes On A Journey. When the young student Tyen unearths an ancient book, it opens the door to a realm of mystery and danger. For it holds a clue to a disaster facing the world. […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Yes Please by Amy Poehler

June 18, 2015



Yes Please Amy Poehler Picador 2014 ISBN: 9781743534151   Yes Please   In Australia, at least, Amy Poehler is something of a curiosity. Just like Tina Fey, Poehler was a well-known face in the US from her years on Saturday Night Live. But SNL was not part of the regular Australian television landscape. I had […]

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DVD Review: Fiona O’Loughlin’s Greatest Hits

May 13, 2015


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Endorphins are one of those curious things where the right thing or combination of things sees the body release a rush of endorphins into our system  which makes us feel good. Without the hangovers. And two things in particular seem to always give me the happy hormone hit. One is a good feed of a […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Life and Laughing; My Story by Michael McIntyre

May 5, 2015



Life and Laughing; My Story Michael McIntyre Penguin 2010 978-0141045672     So who is Michael McIntyre? That was my thought when Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow started appearing on Australian television. For sure, he was clearly a bloody good stand up and my comedy journal has a more than few notes for my benefit on […]

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