A recent visit to Brisbane gave me the opportunity to do a little location scouting for Crossing Live, my second novel. Crossing Live is set in and around Brisbane in 1990, and it follows a few weeks in the life of Roland Kendall, who finds himself working at a struggling television station, Channel 5 Brisbane.
Just like Brisbane’s real commercial television stations, Channel 5 has its studios on Mt. Coot-tha, a low ridge on the edge of the city’s western suburbs. Mt. Coot-tha is also a tourist attraction. The summit lookout gives visitors a panoramic view over Brisbane. [Read more…]