Tag Archives: Ishmael and the Hoops of Steel

blog 96: In which I meet SHINTARO!!!!!!!!!! and live/love to tell the tale.

If you were a kid like me growing up in Australia in the 60s you would probably remember a very popular TV show from Japan called The Samurai which featured a samurai warrior named Shintaro Akikusa and his Iga Ninja side-kick Tombei the Mist. Maybe … Continue reading

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blog 52: in which I post some lost Miss Tarango scenes from Ishmael and the Hoops of Steel.

WARNING: This blog will probably only be of interest to people who are familiar with (ie read and enjoyed) the ISHMAEL SERIES. When I came to write the third and last book of the series – Ishmael and the Hoops … Continue reading

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blog 47: In which I get back into the game!

It’s been far too long since I’ve blogged, however never fear. I have now returned with a fierce determination to write often and incisively on the big issues that confront us all on a daily basis, and fearlessly addressing them … Continue reading

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blog 40: In which I reveal further shocking secrets from the Ishmael Trilogy!

In blog 37 I revealed some shocking behind the scenes secrets from Don’t Call Me Ishmael. In this blog I conclude my startling exposé with Ishmael and the Return of the Dugongs and Ishmael and the Hoops of Steel! So, only … Continue reading

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blog 18: In which I speak out of school – part 2

Recently we had an event for the launch of Ishmael and the Hoops of Steel  at Marist College Ashgrove. This is the school I attended from Grade 4 to Grade 12, where I returned as a Teacher in 1995 and from … Continue reading

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