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 […]