Self publishing

 Blasted by Seeds

Prostate cancer? Bloody hell. How does a man react to diagnosis of a potentially fatal disease? Our new book, Blasted by Seeds, by Tom McGrath tells all about undergoing brachytherapy and how to get on with life - sex, dancing and mountain biking. About 30 people gathered at the Cancer Society in Wellington to hear John Nacey, Professor of Urology at Wellington School of Medicine, launch the book.  

Enjoy the photo gallery below.



Carse Head and Crichton Park Farms

Friends and relatives gathered at Crichton Park Homestead to honour the epic achievement of Margaret Pullar in collating the history of the farming families she married into; the Trapski-Pullar families. The function was hosted by her son Phillip, and overseen by her daughter Karen. 

The book was launched by John Clarke, former chairman of the Wool Board and now farmer in the Southland area. Enjoy the photo gallery below.



Fair Weather Trampers book launch

Friends, supporters and subjects of the book "Fair Weather Trampers - In the New Zealand Bush with the Cock and Bull Tramping Club", written by Julia Millen, illustrated by Barbara O'Reilly, and published by Writes Hill Press, attended the launch held at the Otari Plant Museum in Wellington's Wilton suburb on Tuesday 29 November 2011.

The function was Ablely MCed by Tom McGrath and the book formally launched by Ken Tremaine. Lynn Peck introduced Writes Hill Press to the gathering.