Category Archives: Vivian’s Adventures down under

“Perfect Picture Book” Friday – SWEET DREAMS SARAH by Vivian Kirkfield

Hi everyone,  while Vivian is now in Geneva I did before she left New Zealand have a chance to talk to her about her book Sweet Dreams Sarah which is due out  April 2nd 2019.  It was originally meant to … Continue reading

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“Perfect Picture Book” – Friday/VIVIAN DOWNUNDER/BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

The morning of the 15th (NZ time) Vivian and I headed for Pt Chevalier School for Vivian to read to one hundred 6year olds. After a beautiful assembly where children sang the National Anthem in both Maori and English, and … Continue reading

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VIVIAN’S ADVENTURES DOWNUNDER PART7 – NZ SCBWI MEETING

VIVIAN’S NEW ZEALAND SCBWI PRESENTATION Last Saturday 9th March saw Vivian presenting at the New Zealand SCBWI in Auckland. A lovely turnout headed by Gillian Torckler. Vivian spoke about the roller coaster ride her writing journey has taken after jumping … Continue reading

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VIVIAN’S ADVENTURES DOWNUNDER PART6

Hi everyone, sorry Vivian couldn’t introduce these videos as she is very, very busy reading hundreds of #50 Precious Words posts on her blog. Another record number of stellar stories. Anyway I thought you would love to know what she … Continue reading

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VIVIAN’S ADVENTURES DOWNUNDER PART5

Here is a video and some photos from Vivian’s story-time at the local library in Auckland NZ, last Saturday.  Everyone had such fun.  Enjoy!

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VIVIAN’S ADVENTURES DOWNUNDER PART4

Well I can’t tell you how amazing it is to have my dear friend Vivian Kirkfield down in Auckland New Zealand with me.  And of course one way to start off a trip down in NZ is meeting some of … Continue reading

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VIVIAN’S ADVENTURES DOWNUNDER PART3

To finish off the Day of interesting speakers at the Sydney SCBWI Conference Susanne Gervay sprung into action providing heaps of laughter with an illustrator duel and charity auction for Room to Read between Sarah Davis and James Foley.  It … Continue reading

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VIVIAN’S ADVENTURES DOWNUNDER PART2

  Wow!   This was a moving heartfelt presentation yesterday by the sweetest and most generous person I know, my dear friend and critique buddy Vivian Kirkfield.   It was a hit and I was also blown away by the positive reception … Continue reading

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VIVIAN’S ADVENTURES DOWNUNDER

Hi everyone, welcome  to the first instalment following Vivian on her travels to Australia and New Zealand. I promised to post videos and pictures and I’ve decided to leave the videos till I’m at home or at least post in … Continue reading

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Anticipating the Sydney SCBWI Conference 2019 and a dear Kidlit friend, Vivian Kirkfield’s Adventures down-under!

There is nothing like a conference to bring people from around the world together, and Sydney’s SCBWI Conference in two weeks is no different. While some will come from countries where they are still shovelling snow in 6degC or 42F … Continue reading

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