Today I’m really excited to have Helene Young here chatting with us. Burning Lies is Helene’s third book; her previous two have won and been nominated, respectively, for the Romance Writers R*BY award – romantic elements. Being a bit of a crime fan, I loved Helene’s first two book and have just cracked open the…Details
Introducing Anthony Kumnick and his family from Greenvale Homestead in the Grampians Region of Victoria. Their story is number 29 in my quest to feature 52 farmer’s in 52 weeks in celebration of the Australian Year of the Farmer. Summary of our farming enterprise: Greenvale Homestead is an 1100 acre property just outside the…Details
Thanks Fleur for inviting me to participate in your blog. My fourth novel for adults is about to be released so this is a great time for me to talk about it.
I have a dream……where producers and consumers have an equal passion, respect and understanding for food production in our country. Following my participation in the RIRDC Rural Women’s Award this year and the resultant formation of the company Influential Women, I now have a conduit to spread the amazing stories we have in agriculture. My…Details
Introducing Raymond and Kerry McKinnon from Strathdownie in Western Victoria. Kerry’s story is number 27 in our quest to bring you 52 farming stories in 52 weeks as a part of our celebration of the Australian Year of the Farmer. 1. Summary of your family and farming enterprise My husband Raymond is a 4th generation sheep…Details
Thanks Fleur, for inviting me as a guest on your blog and allowing me the opportunity to chat to your readers. My new novel, Brumby’s Run, was originally inspired by an iconic Banjo Paterson poem of the same name. The poem was first published in The Bulletin, 21 December 1895. I’ve always loved it, and…Details
For regular readers of my blog, you may remember this very interesting Wednesday, a few years ago. (If you don’t, have a read and maybe a laugh!) Something similar happened last night, except this time, the kids were a long, long way away. Canberra, in fact. On a school camp. A very peaceful and enjoyable…Details
Introducing Mae Connelly from Pingrup in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. Mae’s Story is number 26 in my Farmer Blogs series, celebrating the Australian Year of the Farmer. Summary of your family and farming enterprise My husband Rohan has been working on his family’s grain and sheep farm at Pingrup for the last 10 years. His…Details
Tess Evans is able to look inside the minds of people as she writes. How else could she be so good at writing about emotions and feelings? And that is what her book, The Memory Tree and her previous book, The Book of Lost Threads is all about; people and their healing. Here’s Tess:Details
Behind most good stories, whether they are on the page or TV, is a secret. Or an untold story, which depending on the tale, might be the same thing! My family have all been sick this last week, with what seems to be a cross between the flu, a virus and a vomiting bug.…Details
Introducing Raelene Hall of Ned’s Creek Station, Raelene’s story is number 25 in our quest to feature 52 Farmers in 52 weeks as part of our celebration of the Australian Year of the Farmer.