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From Preston, Victoria Australia
Age 70
Joined Tuesday, August 12, 2003
Recent Book Activity
4 weeks all time
books registered 27 1,706
released in the wild 33 1,609
controlled releases 0 68
releases caught 1 337
controlled releases caught 0 46
books found 12 639
tell-a-friend referrals 0 159
new member referrals 0 23
forum posts 17 3,520
Extended Profile
Welcome to my bookshelf. I registered on this amazing site after seeing an article in the Weekend Australian Aug 2003.
Bookcrossing has helped me to combine two of my favourite activities - reading and travelling! I have released books in over 20 countries since I became a bookcrosser .
I have been to International Bookcrossing Conventions in New Zealand, USA, Ireland, UK , Greece and France. Melbourne hosted the international convention in 2014 and I was thrilled to be a part of the organising committee.
We have regular meetups in Melbourne and welcome new bookcrossers. Dates and locations can be found on the Conventions and Meetups Forum or our Facebook page

One of my favourite books has become my signature releasing book - a book I love to leave in exotic destinations. Here are two of my catches from this book -
Dr Seuss's "Oh the places you'll go" at Machu Picchu, 17 years after dreaming of going there one day! ..and another copy in April 2011 at Dr Seuss Sculpture Park in Springfield, Massachusetts - two catches and two new members.

...and this catch is why I love Bookcrossing so much!

Some of my favourite wild release catches :-
Beach Road
Elmo Loves You - this one has had five different catchers
The Beach
A Trail of Fire
The Fall of a Sparrow
The Reluctant Fundamentalist

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