Category Archives: Travel

Bookfest bonanza

One of the joys of January for me is the Lifeline Bookfest in Brisbane. This is one of the biggest second-hand book sales in the state of Queensland, and I came home loaded down with new reading. And some great … Continue reading

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Hooked on the Himalayas

The Himalayas have been on my mind over the past couple of weeks. From my bookcase I’ve pulled two autobiographies in which those mountains feature prominently, by two very different men from different eras. Why the sudden interest? My daughter … Continue reading

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