A book of inspirations by Aussie Chris Pavey

Australians like to be challenged and author Chris Pavey is no exception. Running Against Time is a piece of work that many may easily relate to as Pavey begins the tale by revealing his unhappiness with weight gain and moving overseas for a few years. It was while in Japan teaching English that he met […]

Sara Foster visits deep, dark places for her third novel

With two books already under her belt, Perth author Sara Foster has just released her third and much anticipated novel Shallow Breath, which takes Western Australian natives on a nostalgic journey back to their childhoods of the 1980s. The story is set around a number of central characters and just like in Foster’s first book […]

For the athlete in all of us, Lisa Tamati inspires to the extreme

WIN A COPY – see bottom of post New Zealander Lisa Tamati has done it again with her second publication Running to Extremes, released on September 26. Lisa’s background is one that could ultimately lead to a movie deal – literally. When she was 21, she was involved in a cycling accident where doctors gave […]

Pat Farmer and 21,000 kilometres – an interview

Pat Farmer might be a name you recognise from Australian politics. He was a federal member of parliament, representing the Liberal seat of Macarthur in south-west Sydney from 2001 to 2010 and served in the House of Representatives. Now away from politics, Pat has created himself a global reputation for endurance running and ultra-marathon racing […]

It definitely is…dead until dark

Skinny intro: I’m not a fan of the television show True Blood. Never have been, never will be. It’s not that I don’t like vampires or the paranormal by any means, it’s just that I’ve never had the opportunity to pick up the show, there’s never been an interest. But this year I discovered there […]

Sara Foster provides psychological thrills – an interview

If you’re a fan of Western Australian authors, then you’ll love what Sara Foster has to offer for book lovers. Her first published novel, Come Back to Me, was released in 2010 while her second, Beneath the Shadows, was highly anticipated and took over Perth bookshops with vigour in 2011. As I dialled her number, […]

Loretta removes the mystery of a mining man’s world – an interview

Opting for freshly squeezed orange juice rather than a coffee at a local café by the Canning River, Loretta Hill and I sit down for a one-on-one chat about her new book The Girl in Steel-Capped Boots, an adventurous novel of red dust, hardships and romance set just outside Karratha, Western Australia. The book focuses […]