Book Review: Man and nature collide in Andrew McGahan’s final work, The Rich Man’s House

South of Tasmania sits The Wheel. It is the largest mountain in the world, almost triple the height of Everest. Accompanied by a small island, complete with its own formidable peak, The Wheel has been conquered by only one man – American billionaire climber Walter Richman.

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BookTube beckons!

Well, bookworms, I finally did it! I stayed up half the night patching together a very awkward #BookTube video and posted it online for all to see!

I’ll be honest, this was much harder than I expected it to be. Not technically (I expected to be absolutely horrible at that side of things), but certainly mentally! I really had to call up all those high school/college drama and public speaking classes, and also come to terms with the fact that my face is weird AF from certain angles!

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Gold

Dug this one out from the Long Distance Creationship archives and I’m still so in love with it that it hurts a little bit.


They roll in like dark marbles, black and grey and deep purple. A green, for envy, every once in a while. If she could feel anything when she looked at them, it would be fear. She knows this because she’s tried fear (yellow) before and now she can put a name to it. The black should be the worst, an all-consuming sadness, but it’s the greys she really tries to avoid. They’re nothing, they’re empty, they’re the absence of anything at all. And she already knows what that feels like.

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