Positive – a new plan for the blog

The message in “Positive” is about finding – or making – good things come out of cancer, whether at an emotional, psychological, spiritual or physical level, and whether the positives are for you or for those around you. I would love for...

The World According to Kids – last chance!

Hi, Lots of people have submitted quotes for my new book, The World According to Kids (to be published by HarperCollins later this year). My personal favourite today is: It’s not that great being an adult. It just means you’re closer to dying. Oscar, aged...

ABC Wide Bay interview

I’ve just done an interview with David Dowsett, who presents Mornings on Wide Bay. Good opportunity to talk about the impact of cancer on children and adolescents in particular. It’s hard to find any upside when a child gets cancer – it’s one...

An upside to cancer – wishful thinking?

Here’s what the publicity says about Positive: “An intimate exposé of living life with a cancer diagnosis, this important book contains nearly 50 stories that will bring tears, laughter and inspiration in equal measure. “While Positive features very...

Positive hits the bookstores!

Positive is now available in all good bookstores … check out the HarperCollins website for details of online ordering (http://www.harpercollins.com.au/books/9780732287191/Positive/index.aspx). Media interest is starting, with the first radio interview scheduled...