I am supporting an Afghani mother and five children trapped in Kabul.
As a contemporary and biographical author, I undertake many hours of research. I see the similarities throughout history of the plight of refugees. This crisis is no different to the mass exodus of people trying to escape the Nazis during WWII.
The Taliban have plunged Afghanistan and it’s people back […]
To Vaccinate… Or Not?
Only 20 percent of New Zealanders are fully vaccinated. We’re down there with third world countries at the bottom of vaccination rates. Why?
Because we followed a Covid elimination strategy. It worked until NOW. Delta is ramping up and with 107+ cases and a further 14,000 close contacts in the past week!
Let’s look at the average Kiwi’s vaccination […]
Unbearable Playfulness of Being.
While lying together in bed, I run my fingers through your grey hair and my thoughts meander over your love and playful lightness of being.
Gently massaging your body, I take care not to wake you. Fatigue and pain dog your last days. I want to soak up your suffering like a sea-sponge, eradicating every […]
Fame at last! A radio interview with presenter Rachel Dore last week.
We discussed a whole range of things around writing and books I’ve written so far. A lively, fun discussion and I was totally unprepared!
She contacted me from MPR radio the day before the time slot. I’m always the bridesmaid, filling in for someone else that couldn’t make it. I […]
Good News – for two days only, No Ordinary Man, is FREE on kindle.
A hauntingly, heart-wrenching true story about a soldier’s conflict with the love of his life and his own secret identity.
A gripping tale that takes the reader into Mick Thompson’s innermost thoughts and his emotional turmoil during his heroic survival in […]
We stare upwards in collective horror.
I bolt across the fields, running towards the plummeting Mosquito aircraft, while the others cling onto one another, shouting unintelligible warnings.
I’m not sure what to do, but every second counts. Pam, my youngest cousin, shrieks towards the sky above. Flames are clearly visible from the broken right wing. Billowing smoke coils as the plane pirouettes, […]
Read these TWO 4.5 Star books for FREE over Easter!
Enjoy this Anzac soldier’s true story. No Ordinary Man is a gripping true story about an Anzac soldier’s struggle with love and war and the secrets of his double life.
Readers comments : “Riveting from Cover to Cover.” “Mick is an extraordinary, multi-faceted man – bullied child, brave and resourceful soldier, skilled […]
Interview With Awarding Winning Novelist Carole Brungar
How many books have you written and how do you decide on the plot?
I published my first novel, A Tide Too High, back in 2014. It took about nine months to write and some two years to re-write. I’m preparing to publish my 5th novel and my 4th Vietnam related story. The Vietnam War has […]