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Matt J. Pike

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*Matt donates money from each book sold to find a cure for Rett Syndrome, a neurological condition his youngest daughter has*

Like the legendary R M Williams, Matt was born in Jamestown in rural South Australia. But that’s where the remarkable similarities between these two end. While Reginald went from bushman to world renowned millionaire outback clothing designer, Matt is a complete dag who was lured by the city lights of Adelaide. Kindergarten in the big smoke was a culture shock, but it is here he first discovered his love of storytelling.

In high school that love found an outlet in a series of completely unflattering cartoons about fellow students and teachers alike. He survived long enough to further his art into a successful career in
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Adelaide Supanova 2019

So, yeah, erm, my Supanova Adelaide wrap is a little late (eep!).


What a weekend! Thanks Adelaide for coming out to support the event… and me.


As you may know, Supanova had put the call out to Adelaide people to rock up if they continued to want an event each year, and what a response. The crowds both days were fantastic, particularly Sunday, when John Travolta was in the house. It made for an aweso

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