Starts 05:30PM
 Fullers Bookshop, 131 Collins Street, Hobart, TAS 7000

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Doing Life Differently in Thailand is a celebration of courage, curiosity, possibility and the power of travel. 

Realising in her early fifties that she needed to do life differently for a while, Mel Pike seizes the opportunity of a few months with no responsibilities in her happy place, Thailand.

Among the sun-soaked streets of Phuket’s Kata Beach, she discovers the joys of solo travel and embracing new experiences. From the aromatic flavours of Thai food to the restorative power of the ocean to learning more of the language and the fun of immersing herself in the vibrant culture, Mel takes you with her every step of the way.

The resilience and kindness of the Thai people she befriends have a profound impact on her. As her days unfold, Mel candidly reflects on love, loss and the passage of time, and sees how essential it was for her to simplify her life. This book sets out inspire readers to step outside their comfort zones, live life to the full, accept the warmth of genuine human connections and create lifelong memories.

Mel Pike’s connection with Thailand traces back to her youth, and has remained a constant presence in her life. Doing Life Differently in Thailand is her first book.

Mel will be joined for the launch by Maeve O’Meara OAM, food broadcaster, gourmet travel guide and host of SBS’s Food Safari.

Join them at the Afterword Cafe.

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