Monthly Archives: May 2013

QF32 Wins “Non-Fiction Book of the Year”

Other QF32 Awards QF32 was voted the “Non- Fiction Book of the Year – 2013” at last night’s Australian Book Industry Association Awards  at the 4 Seasons Hotel in Circular Quay, Sydney. Similar to the Academy Awards for the film industry, the ABIA Awards recognises publishers, authors and book stores.  Over 300 guests attended the gala […]

Fear of Flying – Part 3 of 3 (The Cure – Annabelle Brayley)

Fear of Flying – Part 3 of 3 (The Cure – Annabelle Brayley) by Annabelle Brayley When I was growing up, I’d had occasions to fly in the old DC8 and Fokker Friendship as well as several smaller planes so it was a complete shock to me, to discover in 1987 that I hated flying in […]

Fear of Flying – Part 1 of 3 (Dread)

Fear of Flying – Part 1 of 3 (Dread)  – Version 4 – March 2017 About 25% of the travelling public have a fear of flying.   One quarter of this group are so afraid of flying that they completely avoid air travel, and their condition qualifies as a phobia.  (National Institute of Mental Health) […]

Backstory – Annual General Meeting of the Australian Women Pilots’ Association (AWPA)

Coral and I had the pleasure to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Women Pilots’ Association (AWPA) in Hervey Bay last week end. In this fast and competitive world, it’s getting harder to find the time for aviators to meet, network, help and mentor the youger entrants in this field.   So it […]

QF32 Shortlisted – Australian Book Industry Awards 2013!

We are honoured that QF32 has been placed in the Short List of six for the Australian Book Industry Awards “General Non-fiction Book of the Year 2013”! The shortlisted entries were chosen by expert panels and an academy of booksellers and publishers who voted online. The winners  will be announced at the Australian Book Industry Awards as part of this […]