Yuot’s Harrowing Tale of Survival in Sudan

      WA-based mining engineer and author Yuot A. Alaak  sometimes marvels he survived his…

Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

    If you haven’t yet read The Ministry of Utmost Happiness,  you’ve probably heard of…

Recipe: Japanese Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Grilled Mackerel

    Looking for a soup with a difference for these cool winter nights? You can’t…

Covid-19: An Expert’s Cold Hard Facts

      COVID-19 is “the greatest public health crisis of the last hundred years,” says…

Film: The Booksellers

      If you love books you will not want to miss this engaging documentary.…

Recipe: Luke’s Vegan Nice Nachos with Beetroot Chips

    Luke Hines is an expert on healthy eating and his new book Eat More…

Budgerigar, The Book

    A small and enchanting book arrived at Starfish HQ recently. Called Budgerigar, it contains…

Recipe: Julia’s Tray-Roasted Chicken with Grapes, Olives and Walnuts

      You’ve rushed home after a busy day at work or play and you…

Deborah Cassrels: A Correspondent’s Memoir of Bali and Indonesia

          Gods And Demons is a fascinating new memoir  by journalist Deborah…

Valerie Taylor: An Adventurous Life

    Ron and Valerie Taylor made their name filming sharks, finding that people had an…