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MonsterTalk interview on my beloved spiders

I am a recovered arachnophobe. I now adore spiders. Absolutely adore them and am endlessly fascinated by their incredibly varied lives. ¬†I told that story in my book,¬†Spiders: learning to love them, published by Allen & Unwin in 2009. I … Continue reading

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Non-fiction – I can’t let go of the spiders

My future books will be all about my research on orality, traditional knowledge systems and archaeology. There is so much to research and write that it will take more lifetimes than I have available. But that doesn’t mean that past … Continue reading

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