Tag Archives: Secret Agent Derek ‘Danger’ Dale

blog 83: In which I recap August and September and where some of the things I say are actually true.

August and September have been very busy but very enjoyable months for me. They were packed with school visits, as well as a festival and a conference which took me from Brisbane to Melbourne to Ipswich to Hobart. Here are some of … Continue reading

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blog 81: In which I journey to the Nation’s Capital (or What happens in Canberra doesn’t stay in Canberra!)

I’ve just returned from a very enjoyable week in CANBERRA with my wife. There wasn’t quite enough time for me to set all the Nation’s affairs in order, but you know, I did what I could. Here’s how it all went. I spent … 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 73: In which I look back over October.

In a recent blog I out-lined some of my high, as well as a number of my medium-to-low, lights of July, August and September this year. But that wasn’t the end of it. Ooooooooooooh no. As soon as September finished, OCTOBER started up almost immediately! … Continue reading

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Blog 72: In which I quickly recap 20 highlights of July, August and September.

ONCE AGAIN I have failed to keep my resolution of regular blogging and so I am forced to rapidly and haphazardly retrace my steps over the past three months. So here goes: 1. In July, Joe and I launched Secret Agent … 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 66: In which I take part in a BLOG HOP.

My friend and super-talented Brisbane-based poet, critic and editor Zenobia Frost has invited me to take part in a blog hop. It goes like this: I ask myself the following four questions, answer them and then pass the baton on to three fellow writers to … 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 64: In which amazingly, I remember seven things.

Well it only seems like about 30 days since my last blog, but already a whole month has flown by! Here are seven things I remember happening in that time. 1. A whole ‘marathon’ of brand new special 10th anniversary editions … Continue reading

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