May 16, 2022

Change of Date for Brisbane Author Talk & Book Signing

My proposed Author Talk for May 19th in New Farm in Brisbane has had to be postponed due to a family loss and funeral. Tuesday July […]
April 23, 2022

Conquering Clouds Readers’ Feedback (Late April 2022)

Greetings! I added the initial feedback to my memoir a little earlier but I want to share the latest wonderful comments. My reaction to others’ comments […]
April 21, 2022

Searching for members of the LEE FAMILY from ROCKHAMPTON

Edward J Lee who lived in Norman Street Rockhampton in the 1940’s signed paperwork as my birth father to support me when I was a few […]
April 10, 2022

Initial Reader Feedback for Conquering Clouds (Early April 2022)

I honestly do not recall considering how and what my reaction would be if and when a reader sent feedback after reading my memoir Conquering Clouds […]
March 31, 2022

Author Talks Confirmed for May 2 + 19

My first Author talk will be May 2nd 3.30 to 5.30pm at the Tomaree Library, Salamander Bay NSW with my second talk and book signing in […]
March 11, 2022

Author Motivation for Writing Conquering Clouds

Conquering Clouds became an evolving story. My initial intention was to write about the early history of ballooning in Australia. When I stepped into a balloon’s […]
March 2, 2022


‘CONQUERING CLOUDS’ IN MY HANDS February 24 & 25 videos and emails arrived on my computer. Stories from my various Australian friends who had received their […]
January 3, 2022

Farewell 2021 – Hello 2022

I write this first day of 2022 with heavy heart. Thousands of Australians wake with COVID while many of us wait to see which of our […]
December 17, 2021

My Memoir – Conquering Clouds

November 27 2021 – the 45 year anniversary of receipt of my pilot certificate. Presented to me in New Zealand by Mr. Laurie Soffe. My first […]