A few weeks ago Haberfield Primary School – MY primary school – had an auction at the Centenary Dinner. One of the items auctioned was the naming rights to a character in one of my future books. So, today I was able to meet Lliam – the winner! Here he is:
His mum paid a squillion (well I think so anyway) to have Lliam’s name appear in a book. We met in my local cafe, drank lattes and hot chocolates, and yes, Lliam had to take time off from school!
I did warn Lliam of two things:
that the character might be a bushranger, a criminal, or any of a host of other possibles that I did rattle off – but Lliam didn’t seem to mind.
it might be a little while before he sees the name Lliam in a book that I write so he needs to be patient, but again … he didn’t seem to mind. As someone one said “all good tings come to those who wait!”
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 […]