Category Archives: Press

Review: The Common Denominator

Great review in The Common Denominator: The Newsletter of The Mathematical Association of Victoria. Glad you enjoyed the book Angela!

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Where Can I Buy Charlie?

A few people have asked where they can get their hands on a copy of Charlie Weatherburn and the Flying Machine (not everyone is comfortable with ordering online). I’m pleased to report that several bookshops around Australia have copies in stock. Melbourne If you’re in Melbourne, head on over to Readings in Lygon Street, Carlton. […]

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Letters and Numbers

I recently appeared on a rather nerdy TV game show called Letters and Numbers, the Australian version of the popular UK show Countdown. Contestants compete to solve anagrams and maths problems. There are no cash or prizes to be won — but contestants do receive a copy of the Macquarie Dictionary. Like I said, pretty […]

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The Pursuit Of Perfection

Last month I had the privilege of delivering one of the keynote presentations at the Microsoft Tech.Ed conference on the Gold Coast. Interestingly, I was invited to speak not as a user experience designer (which is usually the case when I give a talk) but as the author of Charlie Weatherburn and the Flying Machine. […]

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Charlie Weatherburn In The Northcote Leader

Yes, I’m concentrating my marketing efforts for my children’s book in the online space, but it’s always nice to see your mug in the newspaper, right? This appeared in today’s edition of the Northcote Leader, our local paper. I’m not expecting to see a massive spike in book sales as a result, but it is […]

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Wired Reviews Charlie Weatherburn, And Likes It

Today the first review of my book appeared, not on a low-traffic blog belonging to a friend of mine, but on If you’re not familiar with, you may have seen the print version in your local newsagent. For nearly 20 years, Wired magazine has set the benchmark for reporting on technology and how […]

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