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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
"Leigh's search for purpose found in this beautifully told story. A gripping tale with twists and turns. Well worth the read."
You Had Me at Hola by Leigh Robshaw
""You Had me at Hola" is a rollicking, true adventure story which will inspire any of us to explore the world's faraway places with an open mind and heart. Her journey is not just one of exploring the beautiful and exotic continent of South America, b" Read more of this review »
You Had Me at Hola by Leigh Robshaw
"I just finished this beautiful book and it was one of those punch-in-the-gut "oh no I've read it all" moments.

Do your self a favour. Just read it. It has it all and is a riot of adventure, colour, music, travel, love, danger, nature and spirituality" Read more of this review »
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Sing, and Don't Cry  by Cate Kennedy
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I picked up a copy of this book in my local second-hand bookstore the other day and I absolutely loved it. I also lived in Mexico for a number of years (and wrote a book about it). Cate captures the essence of one aspect of this fascinating culture - ...more
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I picked up a copy of this book in my local second-hand bookstore the other day and I absolutely loved it. I also lived in Mexico for a number of years (and wrote a book about it). Cate captures the essence of one aspect of this fascinating culture - ...more
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Oh my god! I have not ripped through a book this fast in a long time. I actually stopped breathing in parts. I absolutely loved this book because it’s set in one of my favourite parts of the world: Mexico. Although it's not exactly a tourism promotio ...more
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This book is beautifully written and Tuttle is masterful with her language. I loved how it gave me an insider's experience of Paris, beyond the tourist traps. It gave a real insight into the culture and the people and the pitfalls of a cross-cultural ...more
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