February 22, 2018

It is exactly 7 years ago today that I was first diagnosed with breast cancer. 

I guess depending which way you look at it, it is either gosh how lucky that you are still here after 7 years – not everyone is so fortunate, or, that is a fair whack of time to be on the ca...

December 17, 2016

There is precisely 7 days before the big jolly one comes a calling.

My feelings about Christmas are not particularly set in a solid Christian stone, nor do I feel the need to chant “happy holidays” instead of Merry Christmas…my feelings at this time of year, this year,...

October 7, 2016

Today I woke to the news that Rebecca Wilson had passed away.  It was breast cancer and she was 54 years old.  I didn’t know Rebecca personally, however felt incredibly saddened and quite overwhelmed with grief.  I remember her as the feisty, yet humorous sports journa...

June 18, 2016

I realise that writing about cancer on my website designed for children's books is most likely out of place, irrelevant and perhaps unnecessary.  The urge to write however is strong and nagging…perhaps it is for my own therapeutic purpose or perhaps I feel the need to...

October 3, 2014

Penelope Plume, our latest book, is now at the printers awaiting her fate.  Will they hydrate her with plenty of ink?  Will they carefully sew her sides to align with her spine?  Will she fold effortlessly into crisp sections? Will her cover be as glorious as when she...

August 22, 2014

Penelope Plume is posh and Penelope Plume has flair. Penelope Plume likes to dress in pink and use fine silverware.

Penelope Plume’s dream to create a spectacular dining experience unravels, as calamity and catastrophe collide into chaos.

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