Giveaway Time – The Chimera Vector by Nathan Farrugia

Remember this article I wrote on The Chimera Vector?  Well, this is your chance to win a signed copy of the book as Farrugia is celebrating. Momentum has chosen several of their titles to publish print books through Matthew Reilly’s publisher Pan Macmillan and sell them in real life bookshops! He’s made the transition from […]

2015 Australia Day Blog Hop – think Australian

In honour of Australia Day 2015 and in commemoration of the anniversary of World War I I’m participating in the Australia Day Book Giveaway Blog Hop hosted by Shelleyrae of BOOK’D OUT. I have a lightly read uncorrected bound proof of Steve Sailah’s A Fatal Tide to give away to a resident in Australia. It’s a well-written book and […]

Boxing Day

Just because I have not taken the time to do any research and actually find something useful to talk about I’m just going to ramble, I’ll try not to bore you too long. Yesterday I spent some time taking specific photos. After the successful Bananagrams giveaway I decided I might run a regular competition on […]

December Debacle

I think I’m just going to declare December a debacle month, if it can go wrong then it probably will. You know about the internet and electricity problems because I mentioned them a couple of weeks ago, I’m still trying to get the garage door opener fixed, well, Sunday night I broke my website completely. […]

Giveaway – Bananagrams

Just because I’m really organised I’m doing this today instead of combining it with yesterday’s post. I’m very excited to have been given two Bananagrams to giveaway. If you look at the photo below you’ll find some of the letters from Bananagrams scattered on my table, your task is to make the longest word possible […]

Backs are important

Backs are sort of important, they’re the cornerstone of your whole body and when things go wrong with them then you’re in trouble. I have an uncomfortable relationship with my back and see the physio regularly for a tune up. Just wondering The last six months or so I’ve been wondering how much longer I’d […]

Geleez Competition – Write a story

I mentioned a while ago I would be starting to do reviews of toys for the kidlets, this is my first attempt and it includes a competition. Wherever possible I will include some element of education in my competitions and will endeavour to make it about reading or writing. Geleez are aimed at primary school […]

Geleez Competition – Write a story!

I mentioned a while ago I would be starting to do reviews of toys for the kidlets, this is my first attempt and it includes a competition. Wherever possible I will include some element of education in my competitions and will endeavour to make it about reading or writing. Geleez are aimed at primary school […]

TruckDogs – Graeme Base

Graeme Base is best known for his books that transcend the generations, they are very artistically and beautifully drawn masterpieces with just enough words for reading. He was born in England and moved here when he was eight, I think we’ll keep him. I picked up TruckDogs as I was curious about his writing, there […]

Competition Winner!

I neglected to mention you needed to post a comment on this blog in order to be entered into the competition so I’ve had to be rather liberal about where the entries were posted. All the entries were fabulous and it took some time to pick one. MinzBeads has managed to sneak in more than […]