5 Ways to Carry a Goat by Ben Groundwater

Courtesy UQP 5 Ways to Carry a Goat by Australian travel writer Ben Groundwater is a blogger’s world tour of 14 countries solely through the kindness of strangers. Groundwater writes Fairfax Media’s popular travel blog The Backpacker and has thousands of readers scattered around the globe, all of them faceless. The premise for this book came from the idea ...

Remember Me by Liz Byrski

Courtesy Fremantle Press For anyone who has ever been in love then had their heart broken, Australian author Liz Byrski’s memoir of love found and love lost will strike a chord. Remember Me At the age of 17, reknown author Liz Byrski (then Liz Beard) is living at home in Sussex and working in London when she meets and falls instantly in ...

PERFECT PASSAGE OF PROSE…from a book I have read

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Courtesy Hodder Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs, page 273 Natalie and I are in the mangy TV room watching The Love Boat.  We’ve dragged the wing chairs up on either side of the Christmas tree and are reaching over to pick through its branches in pursuit of any candy canes that remain. Most of them have ...