Mysterious microbes with a cool name may hold the key to mitigating Climate Change

According to scientific research microbes live deep inside earth’s crust in a labyrinth of tunnels and shafts making one of the biggest biomes on the planet. Despite extreme heat, darkness, limited nutrition and intense pressure, scientists estimate the Earth’s subsurface is teeming with more than 40 billion tonnes of micro-organisms. This treasure trove of life…

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Young People in Queensland Outraged as the State Government agrees to Adani’s Coal Mine

Young people across Queensland who care about their future are outraged that the State Government approved Adani’s Carmichael Coal Mine. The Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC) want to stop the mine going ahead, and hold Australian leaders accountable. AYCC Campaign Director Olivia Hill said Adani want to drain billions of litres of Queensland’s water which…

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Drum Roll Please!

I’m pleased to announce I have partnered with the Indigenous Literacy Foundation to fundraise on their behalf. ILF are a national book industry charity which aims to reduce the disadvantage experienced by children in remote Indigenous communities across Australia by lifting literacy levels and instilling a lifelong love of reading. ILF gift new culturally appropriate…

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Celebrating Women in 2019

Over the weekend many people, woman and men, celebrated International Women’s Day. It’s held to recognise how far women have come towards gender equality We’ve come a long way since 1911 when women couldn’t vote, faced employment restrictions and workplace conditions. Now in 2019 we’re running corporations, leading countries and have rights our grandmothers could…

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Twenty 18 – That’s a wrap

Twenty 18 is in its final hours with a plethora of people no doubt reflecting on how the past year treated them. For me it was a year of firsts, love and growth. A year of learning, writing and although there were ups and downs, I wouldn’t change it. The down times, there weren’t many,…

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A surprise announcement

Okay all you Steampunk and Fantasy book lovers out there. I’d like to announce my latest novel, called Mors Fumi, has been sent to my editor and I’ll be looking for THREE beta readers very soon. Beta readers get to read the novel before it’s published, give their expansive opinion and help shape the final…

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