Yesterday afternoon I tripped into the Tea Rooms at the Queen Vic building in Sydney to attend the farewell afternoon tea for my wonderful publisher Linsay Knight at Random House. Linsay has been a bedrock of the industry. Nearly as long as my books have been out there Linsay has been part of my bookshelf, either as a publishing colleague or more recently as my Publisher at Random House, but always as a friend. It has always been a joy hanging out with Linsay. Along with the delightful Mark Macleod and Belinda Bolliger (who were also at the afternoon tea) Linsay has been working on developing great Australian kids writers and giving us a voice and getting us out there. She championed Sounds Spooky and look what that has done!
with Colin Thompson & in the background John Flanagan
So Linsay, heaps of thanks. Now for a new page in your non-corporate life.
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 […]