In Search of Story ... 

Why in search of story? I'm a writer, I love words and the images they make. So I blog about my never-ending search for stories ... from my own country of Australia to Europe, and home again ... from first idea, to drafts and edits, to published book. 

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June 20, 2017

If you're like me, you live in your head much of the time. You can't help it ... it's where your stories first came from, and your characters as well.

But I haven't met an author yet who can keep secret a story that agitates and forces you to write draft after draf...

November 1, 2016

In the grand lobby of Hotel Metropole where I meet Micky White, researcher and archivist of Antonio Vivaldi's years at the Ospedale della Pietà, there are four, white limestone pillars. They are the original columns of the Ospedale (ospedale in this case...

October 20, 2016

We left our beautiful French village, Beynac today, on the first leg of the journey east to Italy. One thing about this town will stay in my head for a long time ... just behind our hotel, up a very steep walk on cobbled streets is the castle (or fortresse) of Beynac....

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