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The Jacaranda Trail
     

The Jacaranda Trail

by Alannah Foley
 

THE JACARANDA TRAIL
A Journey of Discovery Down Under
Would you just sell everything, ditch your plans
And buy a ticket to the other side of the world?
In her twenties, the author did just that –
And got much more than she could ever have bargained for...

Raised in England of British-Australian parentage, the author sells her possessions

Overview

THE JACARANDA TRAIL
A Journey of Discovery Down Under
Would you just sell everything, ditch your plans
And buy a ticket to the other side of the world?
In her twenties, the author did just that –
And got much more than she could ever have bargained for...

Raised in England of British-Australian parentage, the author sells her possessions and flies to her birthplace in Sydney with no solid plans or timetable in mind.

Discovering by chance that she has another sister, a whole new world opens up: from living on a camel farm and picnicking with kookaburras, to paddock baths, unconventional lifestyles, City Farming and much, much more...

But, before she returns to England, she has one last thing to do: to go in search of her grandmother – the woman who left her daughter to be brought up by cruel nuns in an orphanage…
"Not so much a how-to of family history research, as what can happen when the results are in."
This book is an easy read, never stops moving and will appeal to a wide range of readers, including lovers of travel writing, family history buffs and those interested in less conventional lifestyles.

Chapter titles include: Letting the Possum out of the Bag; Rainbow Pants Not Essential; Bald as a Blue-Tongued Lizard; and WWOOFing with Pigs.

FAUX REVIEWS by PSEUDO-CELEBRITIES

Here are just a few of the author's infamous 'faux reviews' of the spurious kind for The Jacaranda Trail…

Onya, Sheila! Couldna written it better meself… but that's probably 'cos I can't read ner write too well…
CROCODILE DUNDEE ('Mick' to his mates)

It's about time a few more women stood up & wrote books. Mind you, it's more comfortable if you sit down to do it.
GERMAINE JEER

Product Details

BN ID:
2940032844006
Publisher:
Alannah Foley
Publication date:
11/02/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
866 KB

Meet the Author

Alannah Foley... aka 'The Pyjama Writer' Author of Cosy Mysteries, Campervan Capers, Cycling Widows, and more... Raised in the UK, Alannah lived in her Aussie birthplace for five years in her twenties, where mozzies regularly used her for target practice. She managed to return to Old Blighty devoid of shark or snake bite, however, and currently lives in picturesque Cornwall with her cycling-obsessed partner. To date, she has two fiction series – the Campervan Bushman Mysteries and Tales from Corny Cove – both of which are light, easy reads with a few twists, turns and tickles along the way. Her nonfiction titles span topics as diverse as capers in a campervan, the vagaries of living with an obsessive cyclist and her adventures Down Under. To get sneak peeks at upcoming books, hear about early discounts on new releases, and any cool offers she might be running, why not join her Readers Group? You can currently get a FREE DOWNLOAD when you sign up at http://bit.ly/PJW-NLP-SW.

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