Welcome to my blog! You might be here because you’ve read my novels and want to know more about me. If so, thank you so much for taking the time. So who am I?
I have what I call SchizoPENia. I find it impossible to stick to one genre when writing. While most writers have a ‘voice’ … I have a few … my pen name should be Sybil.
I’m a published author of over thirty children’s picture books, a number of plays, and four novels. By day, I run Itchee Feet, a children’s travel publishing company.
At night another voice is unleashed and I write magical romantic comedies, published by Pan Macmillan/Momentum Books.
Forecast and Trouble Brewing follow the loves and lives of the psychic Shakespeare women. The books blend romance, travel, heartbreak and humour, with lashings of magic. Trouble Brewing even has some pretty amazing cocktail recipes in it.
Book three in the Shakespeare Sisters series is Hamlet’s Ghost. It’s a prequel to Trouble Brewing, but like all my novels can be read as a standalone. Also, read my Christmas book, The Happy Endings Book Club… not just at Christmas but all year round. It’s the journey of seven women searching for happiness, and finding it through a shift in perception.
I’ve travelled the world. I’ve lived in Tokyo, Vienna, London, New York, Taipei and various parts of Australia… It has been a joyous, tough, incredible journey of self-discovery. I’m never happier than when I have one small bag and I’m travelling.
I formed Itchee Feet as a way of sharing my love of travel with children. I’m dusting off another old idea of mine, and bringing it to life. Roadmance Books will be a series of books I publish that merge my love of travel, self-discovery and romance…
My favorite places: Sydney, Tokyo, Paris. Slovenia is wonderful. Cambodia.
Last countries visited: Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Cambodia.
Next trip will be: I’m travelling full-time in 2018, with my 13-year-old son, Rafferty.
Travel tip: Travel light. Travel with carry-on only.
I read a lot. I’m a history buff. I’m obsessed with female travelers from the Victorian era (geek alert). I go walking with a friend a couple of times a week. I meditate and do yoga. I’ve been doing yoga for about twenty years, and currently practising ki-yoga, which I love.
I hate cooking. I don’t belong in the kitchen. I do like making cocktails and salads though.
I love hearing from my readers, so don’t be a stranger.
Every day is an adventure. A journey. Laugh a lot. Love ferociously. Travel light… and enjoy.