I’m not being flippant or silly. I really have seen a ghost. In fact, the sighting sparked the interest that led to my writing Aliens Ghosts and Vanishings. I was intrigued rather than frightened, and wanted to understand it. The sighting isn’t discussed in the book. It’s nowhere near thrilling or scary enough to warrant a mention! The book …

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Until I started researching Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings, I was unaware of how many bizarre things have happened here in Australia. TV is full of the freaky stuff that happens overseas, but not so much about our own backyard. Did you know, for instance, that we have our own version of Bigfoot called the Yowie? That the …

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One of the most exciting things about writing is getting to work with a talented illustrator. You get to see your ideas brought to life in ways that you didn’t know were possible! I was lucky enough to be teamed up with Richard Morden for our recent book Aliens, Ghosts and Vanishings. His drawings range from funny to …

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Did a UFO drag a family’s car off the road in the middle of the outback? Is there really such thing as the gleaming-eyed swamp monster known as the bunyip? How did rocks rain from the sky in WA?  And just what became of the prime minister who went into the surf and was never seen …

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