Gallery

Welcome to my Gallery. Here a just a few photos from my life, book launches, and book and china collections!

Some more tea cups and a small selection of my Folio Society books.
Some more tea cups and a small selection of my Folio Society books.
Shelley trio. A little something from my china cabinet
Shelley trio. A little something from my china cabinet
Kristen at the Jack Davenport Beaufighter Leader launch
Kristen at the Jack Davenport Beaufighter Leader launch
With Bill Bryson at his Canberra event, March 2014. It was a great thrill to meet one of my favourite writers when he came to Canberra in March 2014. We had a good chat about writing and he signed a couple of books for me. Still haven't got over it! A wonderful experience.
With Bill Bryson at his Canberra event, March 2014. It was a great thrill to meet one of my favourite writers when he came to Canberra in March 2014. We had a good chat about writing and he signed a couple of books for me. Still haven't got over it! A wonderful experience.
Kristen and David
Kristen and David
Tigi, who has sadly gone 'into the garden', used to help me in the office.
Tigi, who has sadly gone 'into the garden', used to help me in the office.
Young Kristen -
Young Kristen -
One of my all time favourite books. H E Bates' A Moment in Time precipitated my interest in the Battle of Britain. A rereading in 2008, after finishing Jack Davenport Beaufighter Leader, led, six years later, to the release of Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain. (September 2014)
One of my all time favourite books. H E Bates' A Moment in Time precipitated my interest in the Battle of Britain. A rereading in 2008, after finishing Jack Davenport Beaufighter Leader, led, six years later, to the release of Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain. (September 2014)
Where are you? You haven't finished signing Australian Eagles yet! Dear Millie making sure I don't slack off.
Where are you? You haven't finished signing Australian Eagles yet! Dear Millie making sure I don't slack off.
Millie my new best friend
Millie my new best friend
Millie working hard
Millie working hard
A close up of the sweetheart wings given by Jack Kennedy (one of the subjects in Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain) to his fiancee, Christine in 1940. It is a great honour to own this now, and to keep alive the beautiful story behind it.
A close up of the sweetheart wings given by Jack Kennedy (one of the subjects in Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain) to his fiancee, Christine in 1940. It is a great honour to own this now, and to keep alive the beautiful story behind it.
Yet more treasures from my china cabinet. The tea pot, my mother's, in now in my sister in law's
Yet more treasures from my china cabinet. The tea pot, my mother's, in now in my sister in law's
I have always said that Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain is the best book I've written. I am so pleased to receive this accolade.
I have always said that Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain is the best book I've written. I am so pleased to receive this accolade.
I love this photo by Kathy Mexted, friend and photographer extraordinaire.
I love this photo by Kathy Mexted, friend and photographer extraordinaire.
Battle of Britain commemoration, AWM
Battle of Britain commemoration, AWM
Me and the Clive Caldwell letters that started her writing journey
Me and the Clive Caldwell letters that started her writing journey
Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain won the nonfiction category of the 2015 ACT Publishing and Writing Award.. Proudly displaying my certificate.
Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain won the nonfiction category of the 2015 ACT Publishing and Writing Award.. Proudly displaying my certificate.
Speaking at the Naval, Military and Air Force Club, South Australia November 2015.
Speaking at the Naval, Military and Air Force Club, South Australia November 2015.
I've always got a pile of books on my bedside table.
I've always got a pile of books on my bedside table.
Me and Millie
Me and Millie
Launch of Jack Davenport Beaufighter Leader. Blue Bernau, Phil Davenport, moi, John Ayliffe, Ivor Gordon
Launch of Jack Davenport Beaufighter Leader. Blue Bernau, Phil Davenport, moi, John Ayliffe, Ivor Gordon
Afternoon tea
Afternoon tea
Jean Caldwell at the Clive Caldwell Air Ace launch
Jean Caldwell at the Clive Caldwell Air Ace launch
Millie the book loving cat
Millie the book loving cat
A glimpse of some of my lighter reading!
A glimpse of some of my lighter reading!
Perhaps my favourite photo of me and Millie.
Perhaps my favourite photo of me and Millie.
Tea and books! The tea cup trio came from my mother and the tea set came from my grandmother. On the blouse, you can just make out the sweetheart wings that Jack Kennedy (one of the subjects of Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain) gave his fiancee in 1940.
Tea and books! The tea cup trio came from my mother and the tea set came from my grandmother. On the blouse, you can just make out the sweetheart wings that Jack Kennedy (one of the subjects of Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain) gave his fiancee in 1940.
Book display at the Clive Caldwell Air Ace launch
Book display at the Clive Caldwell Air Ace launch
Some more little treasures from my china cabinet
Some more little treasures from my china cabinet
  • Some more tea cups and a small selection of my Folio Society books.
  • Shelley trio. A little something from my china cabinet
  • Kristen at the Jack Davenport Beaufighter Leader launch
  • With Bill Bryson at his Canberra event, March 2014. It was a great thrill to meet one of my favourite writers when he came to Canberra in March 2014. We had a good chat about writing and he signed a couple of books for me. Still haven't got over it! A wonderful experience.
  • Kristen and David
  • Tigi, who has sadly gone 'into the garden', used to help me in the office.
  • Young Kristen -
  • One of my all time favourite books. H E Bates' A Moment in Time precipitated my interest in the Battle of Britain. A rereading in 2008, after finishing Jack Davenport Beaufighter Leader, led, six years later, to the release of Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain. (September 2014)
  • Where are you? You haven't finished signing Australian Eagles yet! Dear Millie making sure I don't slack off.
  • Millie my new best friend
  • Millie working hard
  • A close up of the sweetheart wings given by Jack Kennedy (one of the subjects in Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain) to his fiancee, Christine in 1940. It is a great honour to own this now, and to keep alive the beautiful story behind it.
  • Yet more treasures from my china cabinet. The tea pot, my mother's, in now in my sister in law's
  • I have always said that Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain is the best book I've written. I am so pleased to receive this accolade.
  • I love this photo by Kathy Mexted, friend and photographer extraordinaire.
  • Battle of Britain commemoration, AWM
  • Me and the Clive Caldwell letters that started her writing journey
  • Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain won the nonfiction category of the 2015 ACT Publishing and Writing Award.. Proudly displaying my certificate.
  • Speaking at the Naval, Military and Air Force Club, South Australia November 2015.
  • I've always got a pile of books on my bedside table.
  • Me and Millie
  • Launch of Jack Davenport Beaufighter Leader. Blue Bernau, Phil Davenport, moi, John Ayliffe, Ivor Gordon
  • Afternoon tea
  • Jean Caldwell at the Clive Caldwell Air Ace launch
  • Millie the book loving cat
  • A glimpse of some of my lighter reading!
  • Perhaps my favourite photo of me and Millie.
  • Tea and books! The tea cup trio came from my mother and the tea set came from my grandmother. On the blouse, you can just make out the sweetheart wings that Jack Kennedy (one of the subjects of Australia's Few and the Battle of Britain) gave his fiancee in 1940.
  • Book display at the Clive Caldwell Air Ace launch
  • Some more little treasures from my china cabinet
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