Welcome to the sometimes painful, often preposterous, essentially playful world of the woman who brought you 'The Grass Was Always Browner' -- a tell-all memoir of my Sydney-based childhood, originally titled 'Dancing with Dingoes'. There's some dancing in it.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Seven April Fools'
Seven years ago today I submitted my PhD thesis to the University of Auckland. April Fools' Day, the day for embracing random acts of foolishness and pranks.
What could be more fitting than to submit my doctoral thesis on domestic homicide that took me ten years of hard mental labour, emotional torment, tranquillisers and therapy to complete on such a day for fools as this? I can't think of much.
Even so, I didn't set the date.