Sundowner reviews etc.

Reviews, articles and radio interviews

There has been huge interest in my new book! People have contacted me from all over Australia as well as NZ, England and Scotland etc. New Holland in Australia and New Zealand have really been on the ball with their promotion.

OUTSPOKEN MALENY: interview by Steven Lang 25 June 2019


Janet Mawdesley, Blue Wolf Reviews,

Ray Vuillermin, Australian Sport Pilot, July, pg. 60

Grantlee Kieza, Dream Takes Flight, QWeekend, 6-7 July 2019, pg. 25.

Steven Carroll, The Sydney Morning Herald, 15 June 2019, pg. 22.

Garry Shilson-Josling, Australian Aviation, 27 June 2019

Sanya Aziz, FMagazine: Celebrating Female Success, 13 June 2019 



Mary Barber, Your Time Magazine

‘Oscar Garden, New Zealand’s forgotten aviator’, New Zealand Herald, 14 July

Celebration of a book and an author, Glasshouse Country & Maleny News, 19 June 2019, pp. 2; 28

Leigh Robshaw, ‘Remembering Oscar: Maleny writer Mary Garden remembers her pioneering father’, Salt, Winter 19, pp. 40-41.

‘Mary’s Story Cycle, Hinterland Times, Jacqui Hensel, June, pg. 11.

‘Soulful story of the ‘forgotten aviator’, Sunshine Coast Daily, 8 June 2019, pg. 30.

Book launch for Sundowner of the Skies, Glasshouse Country & Maleny News, 5 June 2019.

‘Crazy Brave’, Weekend Australian Magazine, 1-2 June, 2019, pp. 28-30 (edited extract from book)

‘In profile: Mary Garden’, Glasshouse Country & Maleny News, 22 May 2019, pg. 8.



10 July: Marilyn Jones, 92.7 Bay and Basin FM, pre-recorded.

1st July: Radio Sydney Breakfast, Josh, 9:20am. Catch me at 3:07 on this clip

27th June: 4CA 846 AM, Laurie Atlas, The Daily Agenda, The Greatest Aviation Story You’ve Never Heard

30th June: RNZ National, Jim Mora, Oscar Garden: The New Zealand aviation legend you've never heard of ://

19th June: 2ST Dave Stretton, pre-recorded

11th June: ABC Tropical North, Meechan Philpott, re-recorded  

5th June: ABC Sunshine Coast, Annie Gaffney, 9:50am

28 May: ABC Goldfields-Esperance Poppy Penny 12:50pm.


1 August: ABC Perth, Barry Nichols, 9:00am (pre-recorded)

8 August: Brian Kelly at Coast FM Tauranga 9.30am.

14 August: 7:40am, The AM show, Auckland.