Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Masterclass in Interviewing

On Monday I spent seven hours with eleven people who had enrolled in a Masterclass in Interviewing that I gave as part of a series of Masterclasses organised by The Monthly magazine. They were an extremely interesting group of people –  researchers, writers, a journalist, filmmakers, a retired public servant, a museum curator and several […]

Countdown to October 24th, 2012…

Here on my desk are the final pages of my new book. The wonderful cover design of By the Book: A reader’s Guide to Life is by Chong Wengho from Text Publishing, and it speaks of busy bees and collecting pollen and making it into sweet honey to share. But there is always a sting in […]