2020 – A YEAR IN REVIEW

November 30, 2020 0

JANUARY 2020 – the year is flat out from the get go. I arrive back in Sydney from NYC after doing last minute research on my next novel OVER MY DEAD BODY.  The first murder […]

We Need A Little Faith Hope and Charity

November 6, 2020 0

2020 has been an awful year. While the shadow of Covid has covered the year in darkness it’s not been the only blight. I think of Sydney at the time of the 2000 Olympics and […]

REVIEWS FOR MY BOOKS

September 26, 2020 2

I don’t generally like sticking reviews up on my site even though I am lucky they are normally good. But when a reader takes the trouble to write to me then I think it’s worth […]

SHERLOCK RETURNS!

September 20, 2020 0

Out soon! OVER MY DEAD BODY Dr Georgette Watson is frustrated.  Her ground-breaking cryonics research has hit a brick wall. She has demonstrated that she can `bring back from the dead’ hamsters snap frozen for […]

NED KELLY CATCHES A BREAK

September 6, 2020 0

It was terrific news to learn that my novel of last year RIVER OF SALT had been shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Award for best Australian Crime Fiction. When I first started writing crime fiction […]

BALLBURSTER out now!

June 23, 2020 0

An album of 50 AFL footy songs by Martin Cilia and me, Ballburster is now available for download and streaming on all services. There are tracks for every AFL Club. Not all the songs are […]

My Brian Wilson Tribute

April 22, 2020 1

The early Beach Boys songs I heard I sort of liked and was irritated by at the same time. There was some “fun” in the likes of Fun Fun Fun and I Get Around but […]

ARTSPRESSO – DAVE GOES AUDIO

March 11, 2020 0

Given how much people seem to enjoy audio-books and podcasts and how reluctant publishers are to publish short-stories, I thought I would try a brand new idea: each month or so I am going to […]

Reflection on Andrew `Greedy’ Smith.

December 9, 2019 3

I first met Greedy in 1978 at the Civic Hotel. Mentals were supporting us and I was trying to get set-up but all this garrulous guy wanted to do was compare the size and capability […]

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