|Jessica Watson on the high seas.|
|Jessica's adventure on DVD.|
|Alan Close, Jessica Watson and Ned Manning at the BBWF.|
|Jessica Watson, Ned Manning and Paul Carter.|
True Lies: Writing Memoir with Jessica Watson, Ned Manning
(oddly, Ned was in the first talk I attended last year) and Paul Carter as speakers and Alan Close as the chairperson.
Manning and Malthouse and The Dead End (Drive-in)
and the Indian Ocean.
She returned to Sydney on 15 May 2010, three days before her 17th birthday."
|That's two authors I met who undertook epic journeys at the BBWF.|
(a show I loath and my wife loves)
Having seen her speak and flicked through her book, as well as talking to her and finding out what a down to earth person she was, I have to say I'm impressed.
It makes my life look like one of a scaredy-cat.
There is even a picture in her book of her hang gliding (by herself) over Rio.
I get the feeling that she was pretty impressed with Byron Bay though, somehow.
|Jessica leaving Brisbane for Sydney.|
|Approximate route taken by Jessica on her voyage between October 2009 and May 2010.|
She certainly has an exciting future ahead of her.
But, at least Jessica didn't go through what Pi did in the
clip above ;- )