Little Local Library


Whilst out walking at Lower Hutt, Wellington recently I came upon this community library on Hill Road. Isn’t it fantastic?! I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw these two fridges and the sign ‘Little

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I have been travelling through Marlborough Sounds, Kaikoura and Hanmer Springs in New Zealand this past week in our cosy campervan and I couldn't resist sharing this tree fern stump we found alongside the Queen


Meet…my first novel!


It is difficult finding time (and mains power!) to write whilst travelling the world in a VERY small campervan and completing a 10-month world charity tour with my other major love, Friends for Sharks.  I

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Free book promo ending soon


It’s the last chance to download a FREE copy of No Damage - Offer ends 11th May. Don't miss this inspiring and uplifting read. ‘The stuff Hollywood films are made of!’ 'Incredible read: searingly honest,

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No Damage is FREE!


Download your copy of this inspiring, uplifting memoir during 8th - 11th May 2015 free of charge and enjoy! (Available on ALL Amazon websites) 'So you know how it is when you finish

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Is Kindness Overrated?


'Is kindness overrated? Anita's Haven hot topic considered by Kathryn Hodgson, who escaped some sharks and now protects the deep water kind.' I hope you enjoy my latest guest blog post:

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One lucky paperback copy of No Damage is officially on tour! First stop England, next stop Holland and beyond... Remember those chain letters of the 90s that promised doom, gloom and disaster if you didn’t

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Thoughts on marriage


As I lay in bed this morning I began thinking about marriage, love and more specifically…weddings. Even the word ‘wedding’ makes me wince slightly because it is an instant topic of conversation as soon as

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Author Interview


I was recently interview about my memoir No Damage by Dave Adair; blogger and author of Random Lucidity. We had a fantastic time talking about the writing process, inspiration, travel and future book plans. Be

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Lessons in Failure


There is great success in every failure, as life has shown me recently with my first book signing event. ~   I was excited about my book signing at The Travel Bug in Vancouver and

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Author Book Signing Event, Vancouver


AUTHOR BOOK SIGNING EVENT       Kathryn is co-founder of the marine conservation cause Friends for Sharks, blogger and author of No Damage: An adventure in courage, survival and the pursuit of dreams.  

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Conversations with Authors


I was recently interviewed by Alison Thompson from The Proof Fairy. The Proof Fairy helps people to write and publish their books with specially designed packages and services that take the idea for a book

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It is not often I share a review of my own writing, I don't want to sound conceited after all, but today I am so touched that I feel compelled to share these beautiful words

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As this is my first post on my new author website, I would like to take a moment to introduce myself and share how excited I am about this blog.   I have been blogging

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New Website Live and Operational


I am pleased to announce that my new Author Website is now live and operational. Over the coming weeks there will be more blog posts and articles, together with details on my books. Until then

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