Month: May 2013

Water and Fire – For Adults Only

In October 2012, I wrote a short story called Water and Fire. Short and sweet, some of my fans and followers asked me about some of the gaps in the story – will I ever fill them, with the “adults-only”

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Cursed with Murder, Mutiny and Lust – Batavia Shipwreck

“The Abrolhos is cursed, with murder, mutiny and lust. On a stormy night almost 400 years ago, the Dutch ship Batavia was sailing from the Cape of Good Hope to Batavia in Indonesia. The lookout saw what he thought was

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Our Cursed Island Home – the Houtman Abrolhos Islands

“Welcome to the Houtman Abrolhos Islands, girls. They may be cursed, but for a time they will also be home.” – Sirena, Ocean’s Gift [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nXsfIr2w4A] Fractured moonlight on the water was the only sign of the reefs on the surface,

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Eight Free Novels

Eight Wattpad authors have combined forces to offer eight ebooks FOR FREE this weekend until the 20th May 2013. As I’m one of them, I thought you’d like to know the details. I’m offering free copies of Ocean’s Gift. Ocean’s

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Best Fishing of Your Life…

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19kzW1yGO7k] “I got a cousin who does some charter fishing out at the Abrolhos. Best fishing of your life, mate. I’ll give him a call, see if I can set you up.” – Dean, Ocean’s Gift Charter fishing is when

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Water and Fire Wildlife – Wombats to Shags

Some of the land wildlife that feature in Water and Fire deserve a feature, too. From the shag on a rock in the right position (on my lunch break, a short walk from my office, too!) to the presumed extinct

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Deep Change

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTjs9evUHSo] “You must leave soon, for time is of the essence. I fear great changes are happening in our ocean and the ocean’s gift alone may not ensure our survival. We need greater knowledge than we yet have. Without this

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