Beaumaris Books

Sarah Turnbull Evening SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT

If you want a signed and dedicated book, give us a ring or call into the shop to arrange it.

Written by Andrew Martin — March 20, 2013

All Good Things Come To Beaumaris : Sarah Turnbull

Beaumaris Books

 

In association with HarperCollins Publishers 
proudly presents an evening with

Sarah Turnbull

Best selling author of Almost French

When: Wednesday 24th April, 7.30pm

Where: MALT CAFE

23-25 South Concourse, Beaumaris

Cost: $50.00 includes admission & finger

food, and a copy of ALL GOOD THINGS

Phone: 9589 4638

E-mail: read@beaumarisbooks.com.au

**Phone credit card bookings accepted**

Bookings Essential 

 

 

 

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All Good Things:
For many people, finding the love of your life and moving to Paris would come pretty close to having it all. 
Having shared her story in the best selling Almost French, Sarah Turnbull seemed to have had more than her fair share of dreams come true. But there was still one dream she was beginning to fear might be impossible.
Then out of the blue an opportunity to embark on another adventure offers a new beginning - and new hope. 
Leaving Paris behind was never going to be easy. But it helps when your destination is known as paradise on earth
 
Sarah Turnbull:
Sarah is  the author of the international bestseller, Almost French. Formerly a television journalist with SBS in Sydney, she began working as a freelance writer following her move to Paris in 1994. After nearly a decade in France, Sarah spent several years on an island near Tahiti. She now lives in Sydney. .

Written by Andrew Martin — March 20, 2013

Charley Boorman In Beaumaris

Wow. Great night had by all with a fantastic entertainer.

Charley will be back in Oz in November for a speaking tour, so if you get a chance his show is not to be missed.

Thanks to Charley and Billy for making the effort in what sounds like a blistering schedule.

   

 

Written by Andrew Martin — March 20, 2013

Charley Boorman Event SOLD OUT

Wow. Sold Out at 5 past 9 this morning.

If you want a signed and dedicated book, give us a ring or call into the shop to arrange it.

 

Written by Andrew Martin — February 12, 2013

Long Way To Beaumaris : Charley Boorman

Beaumaris Books

In association with Hachette Australia proudly presents an evening with

CHARLEY BOORMAN

Actor, bestselling author, travel adventurer,

motorcycle enthusiast, charity ambassador and father

When:

Monday 11th March, 7.30pm

Where: MALT CAFE

23-25 South Concourse, Beaumaris

Cost:

$30.00 includes admission & finger

food. Beverages at bar prices.

Phone:

9589 4638

E-mail:

read@beaumarisbooks.com.au

**Phone credit card bookings accepted**

Bookings Essential  (PDF Flyer Download)

 

 

 

 

ACTOR Son of the acclaimed film director John Boorman, Charley’s acting career started as a child first appearing in the film ‘Deliverance’ in 1972. Since then he has appeared in various films including ‘Excalibur’, ‘The Emerald Forest’, ‘Hope and Glory’, ‘Karaoke’, ‘The Serpent’s Kiss’ and ‘The Bunker’. It was on the set of ‘The Serpent’s Kiss’ that he met friend and fellow motorcycle enthusiast Ewan McGregor, a relationship that sparked a series of adventures.

 
BESTSELLING AUTHOR Charley has penned 6 bestselling books about his amazing adventures – they are Long Way Round (2004 - With Ewan McGregor), Race to Dakar (2006), Long Way Down (2007 - With Ewan McGregor), By Any Means (2008), Right to the Edge: Sydney to Tokyo By Any Means (2009) and Extreme Frontiers: Racing Across Canada from Newfoundland to the Rockies (2012).

TRAVEL ADVENTURER

Charley is now one of the faces of modern TV adventuring having successfully produced adventure travel documentaries for the BBC, SKY, Channel Five and the National Geographic Channel since 2004. His first big adventure was the iconic award winning series Long Way Round (2004) biking overland from London to New York via Europe and Asia alongside Ewan McGregor. Charley returned to the saddle with Ewan in 2007 for the Long Way Down, which saw the duo travel from John O’Groats to Cape Town. Ongoing adventures include the Dakar rally,travelling solo from Ireland to Australia using any method of transport he could find (and again from Sydney to Tokyo) and a 10,300 mile journey across Canada

 

MOTORCYCLE ENTHUSIAST

Charley has been described by the motorcycle news journalist, himself a circuit racer, as a ‘natural race rider’. Growing up with bikes in Ireland, racing, rallying, and adventure travel have fused bikes into the very fabric of Charley Boorman

CHARITY AMBASSADOR

Charley has been an ambassador for Unicef alongside Ewan McGregor for many years now, and describes UNICEF as “a fantastic bunch of people with hearts and capability absolutely in the right place”.Charley, who is very publically dyslexic himself, is the president of Dyslexia Action and is always pushing to use any influence to help motivate individuals who are dyslexic. Charley is furthermore a fervent supporter of Help for Heroes, visiting the troops in Afghanistan for Christmas in 2009.Having had testicular cancer in 2010, Charley is an ambassador for Movember is very keen to increase awareness of men’s health.

FATHER

Born in London in 1966, Charley grew up in Ireland, LA and the UK, spending much of his childhood riding motorcycles. Husband to Olly with two daughters, Doone and Kinvara, he is very much a family man, and when he is not travelling the world, he can be found at his home in Barnes, London

Written by Andrew Martin — February 08, 2013