And of course I forgot to add that the last book week gig was last Sunday at the Australian Muesum in the city at a function for the NSW Children’s Book Council. It was the culmination of this year’s Book Safari. A bunch of other folks were there too. I didn’t have a zoo keeper’s outfit or safari clothing of any sort (although I did wear my Acubra hat) but I did tell animal stories and tales.
As usual there were questions but the best – and i still don’t know why it popped out of his mouth – was
“What’s it like to be pooped on?” (pooped was his word)
hummmm. “Depends on what animal it is” was my reply.
“What about a …” and then began a list of animals for which the “pooping” was requested with personal responses of varying degrees of detail and experience.
More on the Carolinas later but Pam Vaughan (official photographer for the New England conference last weekend) has just sent me oodles and poodles of photos … so if you don’t want to see piccies of me in action – then look away now! There are photos of me with friends, of me panelling, photos […]