Pocket Full Part 2 now available!

It’s been a long journey, but I’m very pleased to announce that ‘A Pocket Full of Days, Part 2’ is now available on Amazon! Here’s the link for Oz Amazon.   This is the last instalment of this story, one that took almost as much out of me to write as it did to live it! … Read more

Memoir Workshop Update

Well, the beginner’s Memoir Workshop was enjoyable and everyone learned some very useful stuff, including me! Many thanks for those who participated – a lot of mutual support which is great, and folks from the South Coast Writers Centre were wonderful. I love the buzz people get when they realise they can and should write … Read more

Online Memoir Writing Workshops with South Coast Writers Centre

The wonderful folks at the South Coast Writers Centre are putting on a number of online writing workshops for these COVID19 times. As part of their great program, I’ll be doing two workshops appropriately titled ‘Go Write Yourself’. Both workshops will be three 45 minute sessions from 1 p.m. to 1.45 p.m. over three consecutive … Read more

Thank you!

Just wanted to post a huge thank you to all the folks who attended the Memoir Workshop on Saturday 17th. Had a lot of positive and constructive reviews so special thank yous to the folks who did those on the way out. Huge thanks to all the folks at the South Coast Writers’ Centre who … Read more

Interview on ABC Illawarra

Anyone interested in hearing me being interviewed by Melinda Henderson on ABC Illawarra this morning (Mon 12 Aug) about memoir writing (and the workshop) here’s the link: https://www.abc.net.au/…/progr…/breakfast/breakfast/11385830 My interview kicks in around 1h 20m 50s in, so just click around on the play line until you get there. Interview runs for eight minutes and … Read more

Memoir Workshop

The wonderful folks at the South Coast Writers Centre  have supported me in setting up a Memoir Writing Workshop on Saturday 17th August at 1:30 p.m (to 3:00 p.m.). Venue is The Lab in The Wollongong City Library and you can book your place through SCWC via 4228 0151 or admin@southcoastwriters.org.au. The kind (and clever) … Read more

A box o’ books!

Box full of ‘A Pocket Full of Days – Part 1’ has arrived – all the way from South Carolina, clever little things! I’m just an old-fashioned guy I guess as I love to read a book in the hand; texture, weight, aroma, sound of the pages turning… mmmmm. As was the case for ‘Legs’ … Read more

Music and A Pocket Full Of Days

I’ve compiled a number of my songs and instrumentals that relate to what is in ‘One Of Its Legs are Both the Same’ and ‘A Pocket Full of Days’ and made them available to listen to from the Mike’s Music page. Some of the tracks are recent, others go back a quarter century or more; … Read more