Tag Archives: Haydn Savage

Rhythm of Life: A tribute to my father

After what he called ‘a rich and relatively happy life’, my beloved father Haydn Savage died on 24 September 2020, less than two weeks after his 85th birthday. Last weekend, we were finally able to celebrate his life with a … Continue reading

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Review: The Trusted

This week I’m posting a guest review written by my father Haydn Savage. As an avid reader of political thrillers, he was perfectly placed to review John M Green’s new novel, The Trusted. Beautiful and brilliant Tori Swyft is the central … Continue reading

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Tin Can Mail and the drive to communicate

Today I delivered a letter to my father Haydn Savage that his father Leslie Savage had written to him almost 75 years ago. I planned to write this up as an example of the enduring power of the written word. But … Continue reading

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Ruby Vine

It’s funny the things that remind you of someone. In the case of my paternal grandmother, whom I called Mumma, the sight of garden beds edged in concrete combined with a well manicured lawn bring the memories flooding back. These … Continue reading

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Finals fever, aches & pains

During our interview at the Crime and Justice Festival, Garry Disher suggested his reputation as a SNAG (Sensitive New Age Guy) might be accounted for by his complete lack of interest in AFL football. A week or so later, I … Continue reading

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