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Echoes of War – the intriguing stories of Calabria

While researching Echoes of War, I was fascinated to learn about the rich religious history of Calabria and the legends that accompany many of the religious sites. Calabria is famous for its religious festivals, especially involving the Madonna. In the village my family comes from, the festa happens in early September where a statue of… Read more

Echoes of War – Calabria, the fascinating south of Italy.

My love of family stories is nothing new. I’ve been fascinated by them since I was a child and eternally curious about the lives of the people involved. Sometimes the stories are rich in detail but most often they’re snippets of what life was like in another time and place, almost like photos capturing a… Read more

Seasons Greetings!

It’s that time of year again when we prepare to come together with our families for the celebration of Christmas! I don’t know about you, but I was hit with the realisation of the festive season fast approaching when I attended a book signing at Dymocks Castle Towers in Sydney recently. It was the first… Read more

Letters from Berlin – Publicity

This last month has been busy to say the least, especially with the release of Letters from Berlin. Between learning to navigate the digital world with remote events, online blogs and reviews, podcasts, and remembering to post regularly on my author facebook page, I’ve continued writing the next book set in Southern Italy. It’s been… Read more

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