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Good old friends; a Writer’s Journey 3

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Riding boots and a hat; two good old friends. This is about the hat, not the boots, and the hat has a name – Dubbo. Curious? This is its story. Dubbo is an Akubra. ‘An Akubra?’ I hear you ask, ‘what’s that?’  Well, let me tell you: An Akubra is an Australian icon. It’s a wide-brimmed bush hat worn by stockmen, graziers, horsemen, farmers, hunters and adventurers like me who love the outdoors. Founded in the 1870s, the original modest hat-making factory ... Read more →
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In the footsteps of Anna Popov; an exciting journey into remote outback Australia. A writer’s journey 2

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Professor K and the Stolen Recipes of Suleiman; “Journey of the Book” 4

The 'Journey of the Book" continues. This blog takes us to Venice and completes the story about the shocking event that occurred in the Topkai Palace in Istanbul on 16 January 1595, the night the sultan, Murad III died. The scene is now set for Jack Rogan's next epic adventure - 'Professor K and the Stolen Recipes of Suleiman,' which I am writing at the moment. This will be Book 4 in the Jack Rogan Mysteries. Going forward, I will share ... Read more →
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The Key to the Attic; a Writer’s Journey 1

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I can still remember my tenth birthday most vividly. It was the day I was given the key to my grandfather’s attic. The key was certainly impressive; heavy, intricate and huge, like the key of a castle gate, I thought at the time. And in some ways it was just that. It opened the door to a magic world.The attic in my grandfather’s hunting lodge in Austria was a wonderland; especially for a young boy. Just to get to it ... Read more →
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Professor K and the Stolen Recipes of Suleiman; Journey of the Book” 3

This is a continuation of my blog of April 16 in which I told you about an extraordinary event that occurred in the Topkai Palace in Istanbul on 16 January 1595, the night the sultan, Murad III died. You will recall that this shocking event inspired me to write the book. Enjoy!II. Sunrise‘It’s done,’ said Gazanfer Ağa as the first rays of the morning sun banished the darkness, giving the still waters of the harbour below the palace a pinkish ... Read more →
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