July 20, 2022

1760km Drive To Give a One Hour Author Talk

1760km To Give a 1hour Author Talk Commitment? Passion? It has to be those emotions that drove me to drive 10 hours each way to stand […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
August 29, 2021

Australia at War

Australia is at war. Invaded by an unseen enemy. The widely contagious DELTA virus rages throughout my country. Cities and states are locked down with potential […]
July 18, 2021

Delta Covid Strain Settles in Australia

DELTA COVID strain jumps from area to area, person to person in Sydney Australia, continuing to spread to other capital cities and country towns. Our elected […]
July 8, 2020

Writing a Memoir in 2020 – Falling from Clouds

I enjoy writing. Have been promising myself for years I would write my memoir – mainly to capture the early days of Australian ballooning 1970’s and […]
September 17, 2019

Nail Biting Stuff – Over 82 hours in a balloon basket!

Tuesday September 17 News is coming through that the remaining balloons will land in the next few hours. They have been flying their gas balloons for […]