Hello AFCC Singapore

Hello AFCC Singapore

I jumped a plane in Sydney bound for Singapore on Tuesday evening and 8 and a smidge hours later, (squashed, cramped and cold but thankfully with an empty seat beside me) I arrived in Singapore ready to roll out for the seventh instalment of the Asian Festival of Children’s Content. After a short and restless […]

Bologna – Final Words … for now!

Bologna – Final Words … for now!

This is a beautiful city, full of laughter and excitement and evocative buildings that most definitely tell their own stories. Saturday and Sunday is also time where folks gather (the main street is closed to car traffic which we found on our arrival Saturday afternoon – lazy taxi driver didn’t want to take us the […]

Bologna – Beautiful Buildings

Bologna – Beautiful Buildings

On the days before and after the SCBWI booth happenings I was able to go out and about and have a walk around – I was too wrecked after a day on the booth to go sightseeing! On those ‘wrecked’ days it was dinner, back to the hotel, bed! But on the mornings that I did get out […]

Bologna – Food

Bologna – Food

Leaving Sydney I said that this time, every single night of my stay in Bologna will be a PASTA night … that is Bologna after all and that, to my recollection is what I did. And here following are just a few examples of the numerous pasta dishes I feasted upon. Thankfully when I took these […]

Bologna – time to collapse

Bologna – time to collapse

and then it was done. Finally finally finally the two boxes of wall hangings were posted and sent back to the USA for storage … until next time we want to show off! But to get that done was a real rigmarole! First we found out that there is no shipping company at the fair, the post […]

Bologna – Happenings

Bologna – Happenings

Bologna Book Fair is HUGE … it starts with the morning crush, to enter the 5 halls – including the newly established digital hall. I was so busy that I didn’t even get to see my friend Warren Buckleitner (of Dust or Magic and Children’s Technology Review fame!) The Illustrators Wall that you come across as soon as you […]

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