Amanda Giorgis, Author

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The Waitaki River

  Earlier this week Terry and I flew from Christchurch to Invercargill on our way to Stewart Island. The plane travels at about 16,000 feet which, in clear conditions, gives passengers an impressive view of the South Island, similar to…

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Between Gallagher and Gnanalingam

‘The Wideawake Hat’ is now available from Scorpio Books. Here are some details about this amazing independent bookshop in the new BNZ Centre, just off ┬áCathedral Square in Christchurch :- “Established 40 years ago, Scorpio Books is a Christchurch institution….

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The Cardboard Cathedral

The Transitional Cathedral in Christchurch is an iconic building and well worth a visit if you are in the city. It is hard to spot the cardboard that was used to build it, but it has an atmosphere of calm…

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First Anniversary

At 7:18pm on 7th March 2018 I sent an email to my friend Heather. It was the first time I had come clean with anyone that I was writing a book. Did I know then what I had let myself…

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Timaru District Library

Writers love libraries. Where else can you browse shelves of lovely books to your heart’s content, sit quietly in a comfy chair and read whatever you want, ask questions which lovely librarians are only too happy to answer? So I…

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New Zealand Pioneers and Smart Sheepdogs!

I was recently asked for an interview by a guy called Wayne Turmel, a Canadian living in Las Vegas. He writes historical fiction too, and blogs about the genre. Here’s the results New Zealand Pioneers and Smart Sheepdogs Wayne has…

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Timaru Herald

A little bit of publicity in the Timaru Herald after the book launch. Timaru Herald

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