5 Middle-Grade Books for Christmas 2018

Welcome to this middle-grade edition of my Christmas recommendations list. If you missed my picture book post, you can find it here. The middle-grade market is particularly exciting at the moment, with a lot of author success stories – as you’ll see below – and there are a lot of others who could’ve made this…

5 Picture Books for Christmas 2018

It’s time for my annual Christmas book ideas/gift guide. Welcome! I put a lot of time and effort into these series of posts to come up with titles that enjoy and recommend. As ever, especially for children, there will be a crossover of relevance depending on interest and capability, so keep your eye out for…

Oxfam Trailwalker Australia 2019 – Melbourne, 100km. I’m in.

Keira has taken to watching old videos on my YouTube channel. “You haven’t uploaded anything new in months,” she complains. It’s curious how trends and moods change. We went through a period in which anything I said or did on this blog (and to a lesser extent photos/video on social media) was vetted with such…