Author Lyn Traill travelled up from the coast to fulfill her promise to officially launch her latest book Rainbows through Cobwebs to a Tenterfield audience, given the book's ties to local artist Theo Gard.
The event happened at Our Place Wine and Espresso Bar on Friday evening, November 1, with Theo bringing along the original artwork that was not only conscripted for the book cover but also inspired the title.
Theo has his own chapter in the book which profiles grief in a variety of its forms, along with a toolbox of suggestions for coping and emerging out the other end. In Theo's case, the gaping hole left by the loss of beloved pets is a topic perhaps not fully appreciated by general society, but one keenly felt by those who consider their pets as family.
Theo said it was great to catch up with his dear friend face-to-face, although they're in regular contact online and by phone. He thought that Our Place venue was an ideal venue for the launch.
"It was a really good time," he said.
Rainbows through Cobwebs is available through major book outlets and from Ms Traill's traillblaze.com website (where it's currently on special for $19).
Ms Traill also donated a copy to the Tenterfield Library.