to love


I just got an email from a friend saying her brother bought one of my books for his partner for Valentine’s Day. What I love about it is that apparently the partner will be “shocked” because he never usually celebrates the day but that “your book looks so lovely” he knew she’d love it. 

My first thought was, what a top bloke (and yes – I want one like that!), quickly followed by, I wonder how many people want to mark the day but not necessarily with the traditional roses and whatever.

So, if you’re scratching your head, wondering what to do about tomorrow, I can organise a next day delivery (within the Sydney area) if you buy a book from the blog shop (just above) before 5pm Australian EST today – and sneak in a couple of my postcard sets to honour that wonderful thing called love, in all its guises. (Just choose the Parcel Post Standard Service option.)

Email me at with any (quick) questions.


Some ‘reviews’ from those who’ve already got the book:

“Got it today. It is quite overwhelming. So thrilled it’s done, it’s even more wonderful than I expected. Congrats. You can be justly proud of a unique work.” John Swainston

“I got mine today and it’s simply stunning. What a wonderful adventure for you and Coco. So pleased it all worked out, too.” Emma Cooper

“Got mine yesterday and read it from cover to cover last night. Forgot dinner till about 11pm, when I finished. Love it to bits. Looking forward to reading it again over the weekend . . . and more adventures from Louise & Coco.” Peter J Rogers

“YEEEEES!!!! I just LOVE it and I want to hibernate and devour every photo and every word. You are incredible and can be SO proud of the exquisite quality and totally stunning finished product. Thank you, thank you, thank you! xxx:)” Sarah Hudson

“Hooray! It’s here! Now, the door is closed, the phone off and the “I’m busy” sign is out? It looks amazing!” Carolyn Cross

“My book arrived yesterday. It was well worth the wait! It is just MAGNIFICENT! I love everything about it, the photos, the colours, the story lines, it makes me want to go on an adventure. Thank you so so much for a beautiful work.” Joyce

“I have received your beautiful creation and i’m smiling broadly as i flick through, already reserving time this weekend to soak it up (and plan a mindful adventure!)
thank you for giving such a colourful, generous view of this world” Chris

“It’s beautiful! Was on my doorstep tonight. It made me smile and laugh and even shed a little tear, and I’ve really only read the intro and flicked through the photos. Congratulations to you and Coco. You should be thrilled!” Sherrill Nixon

And finally from Andy:

“Hi Louise, our book arrived this week, just in time for Valentines Day :) We love it, it is beautiful, thank you”














































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