Throughout this month THE GARDEN of HOPES and DREAMS is just $3.99 on all Australian ebook platforms. Here’s what readers are saying… “an uplifting and gentle tale of a group of strangers becoming friends in an unusual and intriguing way.” “a delightful, uplifting story of love, friendship, connection and community.” “this much loved author has […]
Midyear already. Wow. I’ve read that the years fly faster as we get older, because we’ve already experienced so much and our brains are in more of a “been there, done that” mode than when we were young and learning new things all the time. Can you remember those days when the six weeks of
This week I was all keyed up to do a special painting workshop on the weekend. No, not an arty workshop, although I’d love to do that one day, too, but one that teaches techniques for painting furniture and craft projects using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. Unfortunately, the person giving the workshop had to cancel
The beautiful winter blue skies have continued this past week. It’s the time when we North Queenslanders remember why we live here. For a while, we can block out thoughts of summer’s torrid humidity and just enjoy the crisp, clear days. I love gardening in this weather and although my garden now is “petite” compared
It’s been the most beautiful week here in the north, with the bluest of blue skies and crisp clear air. I got my husband back to the gym this week for the first time (for a full hourly session) since his knee replacement last year. He did very well and is keen to continue, so
I’ve decided it’s time to get back into blogging. Until a couple of years ago, I used to enjoy writing about the little details of my life that might be worth sharing. Then we moved and soon after that the world changed (with the help of the C word) and somehow, I stopped writing blogs.
One of my most popular novels, The Grazier’s Wife, is on sale on all ebook platforms for just $3.99. Here’s the blurb and buy links… For three generations of Australian women, becoming a grazier’s wife has meant very different things. For Stella in 1946, it was a compromise in the aftermath of a terrible war.
Last week my new book The Garden of Hopes and Dreams passed its second round of editing and is now being prepared by the typesetters. The release date is just a few months away now on August 3rd, and this is always an exciting time for an author, a time for gently letting go of
Tues August 4th 11.30 am Interview with Luke and Susie Wed August 5th 9 am interview with Verity Hughes ABC Wed August 5th 7.30 pm Brisbane Libraries Facebook Livestream event https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/whats-on-and-events/event/live-stream-meet-barbara-hannay-145554974 Thurs August 6th 11 am Central Coast Libraries Interview and Q&A with Sandie Docker https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/live-in-conversation-with-barbara-hannay-tickets-114095448558 Sat August 8th Interview in QWeekend (Courier Mail) Mon
Here’s the back cover blurb… Two sisters, one baby and the best of intentions… As a vibrant, young woman with a lifetime of possibilities ahead of her, Freya grants her sister, Pearl, the ultimate gift of motherhood. However, this comes at a hefty price – an unexpected rift in her family and the loss of