20 Nov Butterfly Bride

A piece from - Butterfly Bride. The Aunties Mareta and Amalia were too elderly to make the long trip home but they weren’t going to let that stop them from putting their stamp on the wedding. They’re our Dad’s elder sisters and true to form, they...

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19 Nov What is a Samoan?

A guest post from photographer and aspiring film-maker, Jordan Kwan. He gave us stunning photos of 'Daniel Tahi and 'Leila Folger' back in the beginning, and also produced THIS fabulous TELESA book trailer. And THIS ONE for When Water Burns. He's working on his first...

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13 Nov His Black Eye

Little Son came home with a black eye. I was unimpressed because the last time he showed evidence of a physical encounter with someone, he said two boys had tried to beat him up at school. I went into mother-bear-rage mode, drove around looking for...

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11 Nov What’s Up?

Writing is going furiously well. I'm aiming to have both these books out before end of December. (Okay, maybe one will be out in January. Should probably allow space for interaction with the outside world. And children. And that man Im married to.) The Fab5 are...

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27 Oct Luscious Limes

This week's Food Blog is something sweet, tart and tangy - and ridiculously easy n quick. Which is the way I like my recipes because when I want to eat something delicious, I don't want to spend hours in the kitchen making it. There's always lots...

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