Enter a world of intrigue as you curl yourself amongst the writer's windswept travels and enlightening experiences. Her lyrical words of discovery are made all the more captivating with her beautifully crafted drawings compelling the imagination to soar. Inspired by her travels and life experiences, Mardi Orlando conjures stunning imagery through both her language and her art.
"Walk the winter" with her, "where thoughts are washed with sugar rain and flavoured riddles prickle secrets in the salted air of games" to find her quest for wisdom immeasurable and the force of her spirit, unbroken. Mardi Orlando studied psychology before travelling extensively and finally settling in coastal Victoria, Australia, with her husband of 13 years. Mardi has won several prizes for her art work and enjoys combining her fascination for the psyche with her love of art and literature. In The Life Expectancy of Wind the author interweaves her own experiences with those of the many people she has met on her journeys.
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