Italy – Rome Part 2: Discovering Rome Tour

Hello Roma! Hello fountain! Hello rock! Hello column! Hello statue! Hello! Hello! Hello! Day 7 of our holiday in Rome and we visited the Trevi fountain again at 6am, this time, there was roughly 6-8 tourists ambling around, it was a completely different contrast to the upbeat and busy nightlife the night before. We were picked up and dropped off for our next tour of Rome – the Discovering Rome Tour that included ancient and modern history. We visited Largo Argentina, the place where Julius Caeser was murdered. We walked along the basalt cobblestones to Campo de’Fiori (the Field of … Continue reading Italy – Rome Part 2: Discovering Rome Tour

Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta – Book Review (Spoiler Free)

Synopsis Debuting on the New York stage, Zara is unprepared — for Eli, the girl who makes the world glow; for Leopold, the director who wants perfection; or for death in the theater. Zara Evans has come to the Aurelia Theater, home to the visionary director Leopold Henneman, to play her dream role in Echo and Ariston, the Greek tragedy that taught her everything she knows about love. When the director asks Zara to promise that she will have no outside commitments, no distractions, it’s easy to say yes. But it’s hard not to be distracted when there’s a death … Continue reading Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta – Book Review (Spoiler Free)

Greek-Australian Cultural League’s 2018 Antipodes launch & 45th Anniversary!

On 7 October 2018 I was in Melbourne celebrating Greek-Australian voices in literature! It’s been a bit of a tough year for me with my writing, juggling the business side of being a writer, while also tutoring, wedding planning for 2019 and working full time. Since 2015 when I won 1st Prize for the GACL Literary Competition I’ve been submitting my poetry every year, but this year, I originally wasn’t going to submit a new creative writing piece so I could take a break and refresh myself for 2019. I was feeling down as a writer and struggling with writer’s … Continue reading Greek-Australian Cultural League’s 2018 Antipodes launch & 45th Anniversary!

A Song Only I Can Hear by Barry Jonsberg – Book Review (Spoiler Free)

Synopsis Rob has a huge crush on the new girl at school. But Rob is painfully shy and suffers severe panic attacks. How is her heart to be won? Another wonderful and heart-warming comedy drama from the award-winning author of My Life as an Alphabet. Good evening, Rob. Your first challenge follows. These challenges have nothing to do with impressing Destry Camberwick. They are all to do with Rob Fitzgerald impressing Rob Fitzgerald. Bear that in mind at all times. Challenge 1. You will enter the Milltown’s Got Talent competition. This gives you over a fortnight to polish your act … Continue reading A Song Only I Can Hear by Barry Jonsberg – Book Review (Spoiler Free)

My Exclusive Writer Interview with Dr Stephanie Russo on MQ’s Literary Podcast ‘From the Lighthouse’

Love writing? Check out my interview with Dr Stephanie Russo on MQ’s Podcast From the Lighthouse where I talk about the impact of my Greek heritage and my journey as a writer. There’s also some helpful tips for any aspiring writers! Continue reading My Exclusive Writer Interview with Dr Stephanie Russo on MQ’s Literary Podcast ‘From the Lighthouse’