- After a day of writing non-fiction, I unwind by tackling a crossword or Sudoku puzzle, and immersing in my latest favourite crime author’s murder mystery
- I love rock ‘n roll and will dance all night when a live band is playing
- Bookshops are my equivalent of candy store treats. On a recent visit to New York, I departed a Barnes & Noble store with enough books to fill a wheelbarrow – such was the joy of book selection, the weighty issue of how to pack them for the return flight to Australia had momentarily slipped my mind
- Age 20, after posting a letter to a favourite aunt, I was mortified to discover I had sent my ‘latest diet plan’ instead.