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Leigh Robshaw

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Leigh Robshaw has worked in the media and publishing for more than twenty years. After completing a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, she began her career working for Hay House Australia as a staff writer and editor. She then moved into travel writing, contributing to publications such as Lonely Planet and Holiday & Travel.

In her twenties, Leigh worked for author Stuart Wilde in London, spent three years travelling and living in South America and a year living in Japan, before returning to Australia to take up a position as subeditor and feature writer with The Open Road magazine.

In 2004 she left Sydney and moved to the Sunshine Coast, where she is currently the deputy editor of Sunshine Coast magazine, My Weekly Preview and a staff writ

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You Had Me at Hola by Leigh Robshaw
"Wow! A beautifully written tale that invoked vivid imagery of the diverse landscapes and cultures of South America, and left a bittersweet ache in my heart. The naive young Leigh of the memoir bravely leads us on through the surface layers of the tou" Read more of this review »
You Had Me at Hola by Leigh Robshaw
"Brilliant, raw, engaging, adventurous!
I just loved this book. Leigh is a very gifted and talented writer. She takes you on the adventurous wild ride of her youth, written in such a way that you truly share the experience. Smell the street food stall" Read more of this review »
You Had Me at Hola by Leigh Robshaw
"Great book that is easy to read and is very relatable to anyone who has ever been captivated by a foreign land or foreigner! Part travel adventure, part romance and part self-discovery - this is a great read at the moment during these COVID times whe" Read more of this review »
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Samantha has laid her soul bare in this generous, intriguing memoir. She traces her incredible rise to global success as a jewellery designer and entrepreneur, beginning with her childhood in a humble seaside Australian town, to reaching the stratosp ...more
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