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Post date: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 4:44pm

Corruption and Skullduggery is a great Christmas present – nice and big, wrapped and under the tree.  You'll look generous!

If you live in Hobart, in a reasonable radius of Dynnyrne, here's an offer:  2 copies for $80, and I'll drop them round to...

Post date: Monday, November 2, 2015 - 10:18pm

My dear Aunty Jill has just ring and said she loved the book. She wants me to say so. Of course one's favourite aunt isn't exactly an objective critic, but she loves the story, the photos and the flights of fancy. Her only complaint is that it's too heavy to read in bed. She's right – I did...

Post date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 9:13am

Here is the book launch reported in our Mercury newspaper.

The reporter was determined to take me to the dungeons of the Town Hall and photograph me behind bars. The dungeons were full of rubbish bins, but he moved them and posed me, and here I am. He was full of energy. He took...

Ted introducing the musicians at the book launch
Post date: Friday, October 23, 2015 - 8:19am

The magnificence of Hobart's town hall definitely helped my book launch go with a swing. About 150 people, great period music from musicians Emily Wolfe and Violet Harrison-Day, a wonderful launch speech from Henry Reynolds, and great compering from my dear son Ted. Friends were marvellous,...

Post date: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 7:47pm

Beneath the Mountain: a history of South Hobart was launched in September 2014. It is a huge, beautifully designed book, commissioned by the South Hobart Progress Association.