Should homeless people have pets?

It is a very common picture to see someone who is living on streets to accompanied by a four legged friend or sometimes even several animals. For some people when they see a person sleeping rough with a pet they can’t help but think “why do they have a pet when they are struggling to…

Nick Earls talks about feeling a bit analogue

Brisbane based author Nick Earls joined The Footpath Library as an Ambassador back in 2013. A versatile writer, Nick established his credentials as a children’s writer with the successful trilogy The Word Hunters. He has written for magazines and newspapers, and his adult fiction has been turned into plays and film (well, one so far—but…

Greetings from Sri Lanka

Welcome to the winter edition of our newsletter and greetings from Sri Lanka where I have been based for the last few months. While I have been away I have managed to enjoy some great books and in this video I share some of my recent favourites with you.