Book Trailer: Mabel of the ANZACS

Zoe Lambros meets Mabel Andrews, a mercurial, cantankerous World War I Australian nurse. Zoe’s introduction to the fiery octogenarian is an explosive mix of sound and fury. Neither woman wants to give ground and they are determined to be proven right. For Zoe,...

Victorian Town Honors WW1 Nurses

From Instagram abcnews_au So many nurses wanted to serve in #WWI that the Army could not take them all, and many volunteered with the Red Cross or British services. We may never know how many women served in this way, but they are not forgotten. More than 100 locals...

ANZAC Day 25 April 2018 Lest We Forget

Today is ANZAC Day 25 April 2018.  ANZAC Day – the day we commemorate the sacrifice and service men and women have given in all theatres of war. We remember their service, we thank them for their sacrifice and we honor them. War should never be the answer but in...

Book Research: Sydney Hyde Park and the Archibald Fountain

Today’s trip down the history path was about the Archibald Fountain in Sydney Hyde Park because it plays a part in my new novel – “Mabel of the ANZACS” I’ve lived in Sydney for 50 years and I didn’t know this bit of history. My...

Book Research: Sister Alice King – Heroic Nurse of World War 1

In preparation for my novel “Mabel of the ANZACS” I did a whole lot of research which led me to some very interesting info and people. The diaries of real nurses are incredible to read. One of the diaries belonged to Sister Alice King. “On the night...