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Spring Festival

Spring Festival

Never in my wildest dreams could I imagine that my friend Di Wu would create such glorious illustrations for our forthcoming picture book which, at the moment, is titled the Spring Festival. Di has just returned from a short time in China where he worked on much of the art … so these illustrations have done a fair […]

Miami & Orlando

Miami & Orlando

We took a solo day today in Miami post conference. The big decision was what to do – sit by the pool or go downtown? It was a public holiday so that meant lots of things were closed but many open too – so it was a ride on the MetroRail and then the MonoRail downtown. […]

Hello SCBWI Florida

Hello SCBWI Florida

After 29 hours of travelling, most of it flying in a steel bird but with a deal of it spent sitting in airline lounges, we are here in Miami Florida – where I am the closing speaker for SCBWI Florida’s Regional Conference. Linda Bernfield, the super RA, has been trying for quite a few years […]

Here be Dragons

Here be Dragons

And of course what trip to Hong Kong would be complete without new additions to the dragon collection. Market stalls, museums, craft shops – we are always on the lookout for more of these beautiful creatures! And these glorious specimens are now with our other flight of Dragons!

Dragon

Dragon

THIS post has very little do with my physical writing … but it does have to do with DRAGONS. A few weeks ago we ventured to the ART GALLERY of NSW to see the latest reincarnation of the Entombed Warriors Exhibiton. Immediately I spied the box in the gift shop containing the pieces for this creature […]

One Parade, Two Dragons and Three Possums!

One Parade, Two Dragons and Three Possums!

It is a well known fact that I love Dragons and the Chinese New Year Parade so last Sunday it was a rush into the city to absorb the festivities … and as the pictures below show I did get to see the Dragons!!! I still think that the twilight parade is not the most clever […]

And DRAGONS are very clever

And DRAGONS are very clever

One of those guests attending last night was the magical ikllustrator Sarah Davis and of course what does one do after a gathering like this that finsihed at 7.30 pm … we have to dine so a return to the house and we three dined and chatted and gossiped and just had fun – and […]