BONO has been named a “Connie’s Book Club Pick” by Modern Cat Magazine. “This wonderfully heartwarming recounting of love, hope, and selflessness is all about new beginnings, perfect for anyone seeking inspiration or a fresh start!” – Modern Cat on BONO (A Connie’s Book Club Selection)
Fabulous feedback from booksellers who have read advanced copies of Bono the Rescue Cat: “Helen weaves warmth, truth and honesty into every stroke of the keyboard. Powerful sentences compile themselves into neighbourhoods we all want to live in, until we realise that in some comparable way, we already do. Bono the book takes us on […]
Just found out the Huffington Post blog my new book, Bono the Rescue Cat, is based on was read by more than 22 million people! Though I can’t picture that many human beings in my living room, thanks for dropping by. And I hope you like the book.
Dear friends, I can’t wait to share my next book, Bono the Rescue Cat with you. It will be released in the US, Canada and Australasia in 2018. Bono was just like the rest of us. All he wanted was a home and someone to love. When I met and fostered him in New York […]
The magpie choir had definitely gone off since we’d been away. They were back to squawking three discordant notes over and over again. Frankly, I was disappointed. Just because I’d been out of town for three days they’d given up practicing. On top of that, it looked like our quartet was down to three. One […]
The moment I mentioned I might be open to climbing on a bike again, he whisked me down to a cycle shop. An athletic looking assistant pointed me at a utilitarian mountain bike. It was grey with a saddle worthy of a medieval torture chamber. I shuddered and was about to walk out when […]
My brother always loved a good bromeliad. Their flamboyant colours and big waxy leaves reflected his personality. Natives of South American rain forests, and related to the pineapple, bromeliads are a dramatic addition to any garden. “We’re here,” they say. “Deal with it.” Growing up gay in small town New Zealand in the […]