This week I’d like to welcome author, editor, journalist and cultural moderator Greg Archer to the Thursday Throng author interview. His work has appeared in the The Huffington Post, The San Francisco Examiner, Oprah Magazine, The Advocate, Palm Springs Life, VIA Magazine, Bust, Jetset Extra, The Sydney Morning Herald and other media and TV outlets. Continue reading
Who hasn’t stood in the kitchen and thought ‘what on earth am I going to cook for supper this evening?’. Let’s face it unless you love to cook, you’re probably going to be tested like this on at least one evening a week. So, it’s always helpful to have a cook book to hand which caters for every type of kitchen doyen – from the newbie to the old hand. This week I’d like to welcome Adam Pittaway, author of Live to Eat, Meals Everyone Can Make to the Thursday throng hot seat. Continue reading
I was fortunate enough to meet Ken when we both presented at a conference on social entrepreneurship in London about four years ago. He struck me then as a great example of an innovator that many might try to emulate. When I spotted he had a new book out about the experiences of those who innovate to improve the lot of their fellow man I knew it would be a great read and I wasn’t disappointed. With a foreward by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, it seems my thoughts about Ken’s book were also recognised by those inhabiting a much broader public platform. Continue reading
This week I’d like to introduce you all to Gilbert Ohanian who shared, not only his best ever review, but the worst in all its gory detail. Gilbert is the author of the author of “Chestnuts: A True Story About Being Bullied.” The book is about his experiences being bullied as a child and now the experiences of his son. More importantly, it sheds light on what bullying is and how parents can combat the crisis. Continue reading
This week it’s my great pleasure to welcome Peggy Kopman-Owens to the Thursday Throng hotseat. Peggy is the author of 9 other Parisian themed books, the latest of which is ‘A Summer Abroad: Mrs Duchesney’s First Real Mystery’. Continue reading
This week I have not one, not two but three wonderful authors in the Thursday Throng author interview. Norine, Jessica and Kate all collaborated to produce The Big Book of Parenting Tweets; a wonderful collection of the weirdest, strangest and funniest comments parents make about their situation and children on Twitter. Continue reading
Chris Page is the YA author and the author of The Iron Golem, the first in a new series called Monster Squad. The series revolves around the efforts of 4 children with access to a fantastic collection of powers to stop an evil that threatens to consume the world. Continue reading
This week I’d like to introduce everyone to Nikolas Allen, a entrepreneur and author passionate about helping others build meaningful brands. His book Heavyweight Marketing is written for small to medium sized business owners who want to make a significant difference to their business. Continue reading
Eric Rendel is a British Orthodox Jew who lives and works in the UK and his book Light has recently been released in the UK, the USA and Australia. He works as a freelance IT consultant specialising in software packages for professionals and his first story was a children’s story which was published in the Jewish Chronicle in 1985 this was followed by another short story. Continue reading
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 12,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.