A little over a year ago, I applied for a Green Card, which is the card you need to live and work in the United States.
I can’t really explain what prompted me to do it.
I wasn't unhappy, living and working in Bondi. On the contrary, we – my family – have been really happy these past few years, with our lovely children and our silly blue dog, Bella, in our funny old beach house, with our bikes and the book projects … and yet there I was, filling out the applicat
Would you like to see some of the documents I uncovered while researching the life and death of Louisa Collins? Well, here they are. My publisher will probably think I'm crazy for doing this but I firmly believe that the information I uncovered belongs not to me - but to YOU. Some of the documents that I've uploaded onto this new site www.louisacollins.com are more than 100 years old. Historians, librarians and archivists have worked diligently over the past century to make s
I'm feeling grateful. Last Woman Hanged has been selected as one of Booktopia's Books of the Year. I'm also feeling stoked - in a strange kind of way! - because when you go to the link, you can see that Booktopia has no more *signed* copies of the book available. I thought I signed hundreds !!
But if you are going to buy a signed copy of Last Woman Hanged this Christmas, I would love you to do so from Booktopia because they are:
a) 100 per cent Australian owned;
Well, this is amazing.
One hundred and 25 years after Louisa Collins went to the gallows, a Federal politician has finally had the guts to say her name.
Matt Thistlethwaite MP is the member for Kingsford Smith, which means that if Louisa were alive today, he would be her local member.
His electorate covers Botany, where Louisa lived, and where her husbands died.
Matt has been working with Louisa's descendants to help find Louisa's grave.
They know that she was