At the recent CBCA Conference in Adelaide I had the opportunity to add a few more photos to this popular and never-ending project. (See blog 35 for previous photos)
Here I am with charming SA author Don Henderson (Half the Battle; Keepinitreal). Not sure if the thought of being photographed with me has given Don the mother-of-all migraines or if my witty conversation has sent him in to a coma. Of course it could just be that Don is giving us all a taste of his ‘bedroom eyes’.
Now despite appearances, the lovely Karen Tayleur (Chasing Boys; Love notes from Vinegar House) was quite happy about having her photo taken beside me – right up until the ‘inappropriate touching’ thing happened. Then all hell broke loose!
Met this guy Nicolas Baudin in the grounds of Adelaide Zoo. Apparently he was some big wig with Matthew Flinders. Talk about a grouch! Couldn’t get a smile out of him to save my life. I’m thinking he might have been upset about that enormous pimple forever on the end of his nose. In any case, I found him very cold and inflexible.
And finally, here I am with another wonderful South Australian author, and good friend, Phil Cummings (Danny Allen was Here and many more). Now it might appear that Phil is filled with the utmost horror at the thought of being captured on film with me but personally I like to think that he’s just star-struck! Sadly though, it does seem that Phil’s mind is going. Just after this shot was taken I heard him muttering, “Who the hell was that!?!”
Stay tuned. Coming soon there’ll be a photo blog covering my four day visit to Adelaide. All will be revealed!