Tag Archives: Eric Vale

blog 97: In which I wake up and realise that 2017 has started already!

Hi All. Well 2017 is already well underway so I thought I should blog something before I missed it completely. In terms of writing, it’s been about half a year since my last book The Pain My Mother Sir Tiffy … Continue reading

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blog 86: in which I farewell 2015

Hey, it’s December 31st and you know what that means. Yes, time for my annual shower! But apart from that, it’s also the last day of 2015. So I thought I should do a final blog to see off the year. … Continue reading

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blog 79: In which I discover that April actually wasn’t the cruelest month and so far May hasn’t been too bad either.

Yes it’s catch-up time again because as per usual I have failed in my commitment to blog more regularly. So looking back to APRIL … My wife, daughter and I had a lovely holiday with some good friends, here at Euramella … Continue reading

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blog 78: In which I look back over the past three months and try to remember what happened.

It’s the first of April. It’s true! Once again after promising much improved blogging in 2015 I have in fact delivered very little. As a result, I now have three months of my life to recap. Luckily for me, nothing much happens … Continue reading

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blog 75: In which I say a brief and belated goodbye to the last two months of 2014.

My brief recap on November and December: I had my last school visit for the year talking to the Year 9s at Mt Gravatt High who had studied Don’t Call Me Ishmael. Great kids, great school. I managed to break our duster … Continue reading

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blog 69: In which I recap 20 things that happened during May and June.

1. My son Joe (illustrator of Eric Vale and Derek Dale) married his partner Rita. A very happy day for the Bauer clan! 2. I went to the CBCA Conference in Canberra where I was on the opening session with … Continue reading

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blog 68: In which I post ONE picture and THREE videos that might just change your life! (Although I can’t imagine how).

This big box of twenty copies of Secret Agent Derek ‘Danger’ Dale: The Case of Animals Behaving Really REALLY Badly just arrived at my front door so to mark the occasion I thought I’d post some relevant VIDEOS. First up, here’s … Continue reading

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blog 65: In which, due to a blog upgrade, I post some actual VIDEOS!

Previously I’ve only been able to post links to videos, but now, at great personal expense to myself, I’m able to post the real thing! To celebrate this amazing milestone, here are a few oldies but goldies. Joe and I … Continue reading

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blog 48: In which I bring you up to speed with what’s been slowing me down. (This one’s especially for you Gabbie.)

In my last post I proudly and boldly announced that I had “returned with a fierce determination to write often and incisively on the big issues“. Then two months passed without a word. That’s right. I totally suck at fierce determination. However … Continue reading

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