Jayne Hammersley Norrie has led a charmed, eventful, determined and rebellious life from the beginning. Adopted at 6 weeks old, she always felt that she didn’t quite fit in with her adoptive family, though she was loved and wanted for nothing. She enjoyed a privileged upbringing at Melbourne and Sydney private schools, and loved holidays at the Norman Myer Victorian Mt.Eliza family residence. From early marriage and a pre-school teaching career came a growing realisation that she was destined to become an artist. She won a coveted [read more...]
MY DEAREST GENNIE is the story of the authors Great grandfather Staff Commander John (Jack) Thomas Ewing Gowlland R.N. (1838-1874) based on his naval logs1853-1874 and letters (1863-1874) to his wife Genevieve (nee Lord). Passing out of the Upper Naval School at Greenwich in 1853 aged 15, Jack served in the Baltic Blockade in the Crimean War and then on surveying duties in South America, British Columbia and The Ionian Islands before coming to Australia. He married Genevieve Lord who was the granddaughter of Simeon Lord, the [read more...]
Journey to the Truth. An Introduction to the Reality of Ourselves and the World. When thinking about the meaning and purpose of our lives, most people eventually come to these questions: ‘Who am I really?’ ‘What is the purpose for being here?’ and ‘Where will I go after I die?’ Increasing numbers are contemplating this, and so beginning the process of ‘waking up’ to our original nature; true reality, versus the illusions we have been led to believe until now. This is an introduction and overview to very important [read more...]
Alex Brownlie reckons that something funny is going on with the big bullant nest on the hill behind his house. But it takes the arrival of his audacious cousin, Violet, who ignites a chain of events that ultimately lead to both Violet and Alex exploding into a world where they are definitely the odd ones’ out. Queen Hooey’s Nest is the story of the biggest and best bullant nest on Mount Majura. The Queen, Queen Hooey, is the number one ticket holder, former most beautiful and popular young bullant queen and owner of the enormous [read more...]
A distraught Daniel Williams travels from Western Australia to Scotland to identify the body of his estranged son, Ben, the victim of a brutal murder. But he is dealt an unexpected hand and embarks on a search the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland, battling the demons of his self destructive past and unknowingly dogged by tragedy at every turn.
Has he really left the building? Could this story chart circumstances that finally answer this question? A wealthy Australian media mogul provides DNA for research and development to Italian scientists. Supposedly, the material was from his late wife – who prematurely died, but given instead was hair follicles of ELVIS AARON PRESLEY. A contract is entered into producing a clone to be carried by the surrogate mother, the niece of the Cardinal of Milan.
This book has the potential to transform lives! What's Your Joy? is a comprehensive, self-exploratory course designed to guide the reader through a process of self-discovery. It uses the functions and attributes associated with each of the seven major chakras of the body as tools for creating a foundation for holistic living. Weaving together practical exercises, in-depth questionnaires, valuable insights, creative visualisations and healing techniques, the participant is guided to awaken and remember who they are, discover their [read more...]
Just Dave takes us on the remarkable true journey of an ordinary man who lives an extraordinary life. You will be taken back to some of the most shameful episodes in Australia’s modern history through the eyes of an abused child, a serviceman and adult. You will relive the self-effacing and moving story of survival, and experience the shock, pain, laughter and sadness Dave did. Just Dave develops our awareness and challenges our misunderstanding of people who suffer mental illness providing profound insight and hope. Just Dave [read more...]
Eric Scott is a published author and playwright with five books and more than 20 plays under his belt. He has been a showbiz journalist for more than 60 years - and still writes news and reviews for his webpage www.absolutetheatre.com.au In this fascinating memoir he reveals a treasure trove of stories from his climb out of the working class terraces in Nottingham UK, to a champagne and lobster lifestyle in five-star hotels. As well as hobnobbing with some of the most famous people in the world from the days when showbiz stars [read more...]