There’s something that’s been totally fascinating me at events such as SupaNova, Armageddon (now called AMC Expo) and other events such as these which include “stars” from movies and TV series. If you’re not familiar with them let me explain a little. AMC Expo is an amazing event whereby you have a ...

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Gundagai has become one of those iconic places, if you’re driving from Victoria to NSW or to Queensland (or the other way round) you’ll almost certainly stop at Gundagai. I actually stopped there twice, going to and from Sydney for the Book Expo 2015. Most people don’t go into the ...

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This is the last article dedicated to the Book Expo of 2015. I’ll try to remember to mention it when I scribble a few words about the books I got there. Waves in the Desert by Kimberly Beadle Beadle is donating some of her sales to Oxfam, putting her money where her ...

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There are a couple of people who don’t fit into any category so they get an article to themselves with a few final words. Digital Dreaming by R. L. Black I was originally attracted by the typewriter, it’s a thing of sheer beauty and such amazing engineering but then I stood ...

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There were several publishers available at the Book Expo. I’ve showcased ASIM before and would have happily done so again but I didn’t think to take photos of them. There was also a shelf display for another publisher but without someone there to talk to I didn’t get around to taking a photo, Australian ...

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As promised here are some words about the support personnel I met at the Book Expo. I suspect I could get entire articles using some of what I’ve written here and each article would only scratch the surface. BookaBuy The lovely people at BookaBuy. Remember when I wrote about Book Clubs? ...

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A couple of weekends ago I drove to Sydney for the Book Expo, it’s the second of its kind in Australia and I would have been there last year if I hadn’t needed a medical procedure as I think it’s a very important event; attending has just confirmed my thoughts. It’s ...

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By now you’ll know I took a road trip to Sydney for the Book Expo. Driving up was really easy but driving back was a challenge. I’ve taken photos at most stops and also at the Book Expo so you’ll be able to see what I did. As I generally do with ...

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Rambling, rambling, rambling (keychange) Rambling, rambling, rambling (keychange) Rambling, rambling, rambling Actually, that’s where I lose the song so I’d better use some different words. We’re coming up to the pointy end of the year when VCE students have exams, many of us have finished our syllabus and are into revision but some ...

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If you know what these are then you’re obviously a Discworld fan and you need to join us at Carnegie Library between 11 am and 4pm Sunday 28th June! If you don’t you might want to consider reading the books. They’re hedging their bets with the apostrophes and steak here. ...

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I know I promised more photos but they may not be forthcoming for a while. There were two official photographers and one of them took over 700 photos, it will take a while for them to process and upload as they check and label each one. Both ladies are in the middle ...

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A few photos from the Australian Discworld Convention in Sydney last weekend. Have I really been back less than a week? So much has happened it feels like a month. I raided the Dealers Tent and bought badges for my collection. One was given me for my volunteering work. The Be ...

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