Tuesday, Aug 13th, 2013

Mark has been working away on the final two chapter of the diary prequel-"The Early Years". The final 2 are huge and time consuming.  He's just adding photo layout to chapter #14- "High Above The Kitchen"  (which covers the time at the Finn house on Osborne street Sth Yarra). After that... Read More

Thursday, Jul 18th, 2013

Work still continues on THE EARLY YEARS- the prequel to the F/16 Diary books.  Mark is busy doing layout, corrections, photos on Chapter 13- "Seaside Mormons" -our time at Cape Patterson -our recharge period before Crowded House ignited world wide.  Two more chapters to go after "Seaside... Read More

Tuesday, Jul 9th, 2013

Thought i'd put an update on the BLOG as we have had quite a lot of mail re: "The Early Years" prequel.   Mark is working away as we speak on lay out and photos.  He is about to finish chapter 11 (Surrey Rd Suffragette").  So 2/3 of the way through (already) before first draft is... Read More

Sunday, Jun 30th, 2013

"THE EARLY YEARS" the prequel to the 4 diary books has moved into it's second stage.  All 15 chapters have been penned and corrections and layout happening as we speak. Photos are being scanned (and a few laughs at some of those let me tell you). Printing will be stage 3. At a rough guess, I... Read More

Tuesday, Jun 25th, 2013

We are very happy to report that TRIP the 4th diary book from the series has sold out (well 2 copies currently remain) but at the rate it has been selling it could be gone before I post this latest blog.  However we have put in an order for a small print run -so more copies will be on the way... Read More

Monday, Jun 24th, 2013

Book #8 "The Early Years"- the prequel to Hussy, Bang, Glamour & Trip is coming together at an insane rate. Rocket Pocket Books feels like it now has warp drive!!!Over the past 5 days- the 'roughs' for 12 chapters have already been penned.  Three more chapters to go.  After that... Read More

Saturday, Jun 8th, 2013

I had a rush of writing this morning, at the Kalorama General Store. Commenced the chapter on when we first arrived in Melbourne; all those years ago & our first 'home' the flat at Toorak (Grange Rd). We were both too young to secure the dwelling for ourselves, so Bob 'Bongo' Starkie of... Read More

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

All of us in the office have the flu this week (except Banshee the cat), so I'm working today from my sick-bed. I started on the chapter titles for the next diary book-"The Early Years". It's quite a sensible way to write, as I can pick & choose (depending on my mood-and memory)-so really it's... Read More

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

The muse was in the coffee today at Kalorama General Store- started the chapter titles and notes for the next Rocket Pocket Book titled "The Early Years".  It's another diary book but covers the time period prior to book one "Hussy". From my birth during a cross fire hurricane (sorry Mick 'n'... Read More

Tuesday, Dec 4th, 2012

Well, we have signed off on the proof sheet for the clubs little Crowded House book - "Ghost Cars On The Freeway". Printing will start in a few days time - usually takes 2-3 weeks for printing/binding. So the wheels are turning!

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