Ten years ago Todd Alexander and his partner Jeff had a successful and comfortable life in the city, but felt that something was missing. A trip to the Barossa Valley made them realise that there was a different and much more rewarding life to be had away from the city, on the land.
Once I was the poster boy for corporate success, but now I'm crashing through the bush in a storm in search of a missing pig. How the hell did we end up here? Needless to say it took guts, determination and a lot of hard work.Todd's new memoir Thirty Thousand Bottles of Wine and a Pig Called Helga tells this story.
The book chronicles our great highs and extreme lows and the many laughs we have had on the way - so you can either live vicariously through us, laugh at our many mistakes or maybe even be inspired to follow your own dreams. The book is inspired by the most adorable pig in the world Helga van Hoggett.
Come and hear Todd entertain and inspire you with his humorous and heartfelt account of his tree-change at:
Sunday the 7th July at 6.30pm.
The second volume in local author Julie D. Jones crime series "Moorland Forensics" is now in stock!
Devil's Realm begins on a searing summer's day on an idyllic beach in South Devon when a young boy plunges to a horrific death from the overlanding cliffs, the tragic event graphically captured on film by the enigmatic Salcombe painter and entrepreneur Lois St John. Five years later, the boy's father suffers the identical fate at the same location.
Called to the scene, Moorland Forensic Consultants uncover a prophetic link between Liam Mercers fatal fall and a controversial painting of his son's death titled 'Falling Memories'.
New from Kelvin Knox and Eugene Stockton.
Before British colonists found a way across the Blue Mountains, thousands of generations of Aboriginal people had lived here before them. They left traces of their life and culture in campsites, rock art, artefacts, axe grinding grooves, scarred trees and stone arrangements. Their heritage includes language, stories, memories and ceremonies. It is for the present generation to wonder at this heritage which binds the past to the present.
The new book for May is Meg Keneally's new novel Fled. We are lucky to have Meg come and visit us on Saturday 11th May 6.30pm (arrive at 6 for drinks and nibbles). She will be interviewed by Kate Fagan and will sign copies of her book afterwards. The book is in store now!
Join us for an evening with Adrian d'Hagé - soldier, scientist and theologian, often referred to as Australia's "Indiana Jones".
No stranger to adventure, he has fought in the jungles of Vietnam, where he was awarded the Military Cross, oversaw military planning for the security of the Sydney Olympics and his degrees in chemistry (including wine chemistry) have given him a deep insight into horror scenarios like the weaponising of Ebola and attacks on nuclear facilities.
d'Hagé researches his novels in the far flung corners of the globe and his latest book The Russian Affair is no exception.
Tickets are $10 and available online and in-store at Megalong Books.
When: June 8 at Megalong Books - 6:15 pm for a 6:30 start.