I’m really ashamed to say it, but until last night I’d never visited the iconic Taronga Zoo during my thirteen years living in Sydney. But I finally did make it there. Not to see the animals but to see jazz musician James Morrison‘s Twilight at Taronga concert. The zoo exhibits were closed, but we did spot tree kangaroos* on our way to the stage as well as a male Asian elephant. In between songs, we could hear what sounded like a jungle full of animals screeching and baying. It wasn’t clear whether or not their calls were in appreciation of the human trumpeters, though.
*I’m also ashamed to say I didn’t know tree kangaroos existed. Did you know? I shot a little video, so now we have proof:
Tomorrow (that’s Monday, March 16, US time), I’ll be a ghost…sorry, guest on Darynda Jones‘s blog for Beam Me Up Mondays. Join me as I talk about guests…uh, ghosts, and you could win a This Is Your Afterlife audiobook!
Tickets are on sale for the Readers & Writers Down Under event on the Gold Coast, Australia, March 27 to 28. I’m looking forward to two days of workshops and panels. Visiting authors include bestsellers Kylie Scott and Abbi Glines. If you’re planning to come along, be sure to drop in at the book signing on Saturday, March 28. I’ll be there alongside my fellow Bloomsbury author Marianne Curley. Click here for more details.