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Kangaroo Island Road Trip Day Two

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Day two and we're up early to spy on the kangaroos foraging for food outside our hut. Then we head ten minutes down the road to Flinders Chase National Park....

Kangaroo Island Road Trip Day One

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Don’t underestimate how much you can do in four days. Here’s a rundown of my latest trip to Kangaroo Island. I went with my 73-year-old father who loved every minute...

Diving with Thresher Sharks

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Just off the northern tip of Cebu in the Philippines, is the small island of Malapascua. An island boasting white sandy beaches, idyllic vistas and beach bungalows, all nestled in...

BOOK REVIEW: Words in Deep Blue

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Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley "Cath Crowley is one of my favourite YA authors of all time. I fell in love with Lucy, Shadow and Poet in Graffiti...

Marie Davies – television producer – writer – underwater photographer

My love for storytelling began in earnest after discovering Enid Blyton at 12 years old. Soon after I wrote my first novel about a girl at a boarding school, who had lots of adventures.

But it wasn’t until I studied English and drama at university that I really gorged on books and plays. When the BBC offered me a production job, I turned my love for the written word into pictures. After twenty years producing and writing for television, I now combine both my passions.

By day I’m a series producer for ABC TV – currently working on ABC’s Book Club. Previously I was series producer for ABC3, the children’s channel. By night I’m an emerging writer – working on a YA sci-fi novel set 500 years after a meteor slams into earth.

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