To those of you who celebrate Christmas, I hope you’re having a wonderful festive season. It’s always a hectic time of year for me, with end-of-school-year activities here in New Zealand spiraling straight into Christmas and New Year and summer holidays.
Speaking of summer holidays . . . relaxation – mmmmm . . . reading – mmmmm . . . Which reminds me: my kindle needs a top-up. How’s your e-reader looking? Getting a bit low? Still overflowing but can’t pass up a bargain? Then read on!
50+ Down Under (aka New Zealand and Australian) authors have pulled together an awesome selection of 75+ FREE & 99c ebooks in a range of romance-y genres, all of them available at these great discounts until 30th December.
Serious Bargains to be had here, folks, from some seriously great authors whom I’m proud to work alongside.
So if, like me, you can’t think of a better way to bring in the New Year than curled up with your latest book boyfriend, click on the picture above and go pick him while he’s yours for the taking 😉
Enjoy! And from all of us Down Under – here’s to a healthy, happy 2017 xx
Sorry I’ve been missing in action for so long. If you follow me on Facebook you’ll know it’s been summer holidays down here in New Zealand. And with two kids home from school . . . well, family comes first during December and January.
We holidayed in the west and top of the South Island this year, and hopefully these snaps will give you an idea of why New Zealand is often referred to as Godzone. I fell in love with my beautiful homeland all over again #feelingblessed
This is the magnificent Hokitika Gorge, on the rugged West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Isn’t the scenery stunning? It really is a slice of paradise. It was well worth the five minute bush walk from the carpark. #nofilter (As for the sandflies . . . well, they’re stunning in a whole different way :/ ) Read More…
Down here in Christchurch, New Zealand (aka QuakeZone), 2011 has been unforgettable – and not in a good way.
Admittedly, that first big quake – the one that set off all the others – was in 2010. But this year we’ve had literally thousands of aftershocks (some, incredibly, more violent than the original earthquake). We’ve shovelled silt and patched up our homes and grieved for lives lost and kept going because, really, what else could we do?
Okay, I know I’ve said it before, but this year I really need to tone up and trim down. Which means a) exercise and b) self-restraint. Oh God. Suddenly 2010’s looking like one long, glaucomic tunnel of doom. I mean, hello. Exercise? When do I ever have time for that? And self-restraint? Can I even say it?
Well, 2010’s going to be the year when I learn, right? I can get up at six a.m. and lurch through a workout. Anything will do. Jogging, swimming, circuit training – whatever. Just sign me up. And if my kids have woken me multiple times during the night with a typical repertoire Read More…