The book Launch at the Fiji Orich is now almost one month back – and it was a great evening! Thanks very much to all the dedicated people who make it such a success and an unforgettable moment! Go back in memories and look at the great moments captured during the evening and read Peter Bourke’s opening message.
Message by Mr Peter Bourke, Launch of Fiji Recipes & Memories, The Fiji Orchid, 26th February 2015
Your Excellencies, The President, Ratu Epeli and First Lady, Adi Koila Nailatikau. The Honourable Minister for Tourism, Mr. FaiyazKoya, Ladies & Gentlemen.
I am delighted, indeed honoured to be invited here to launch this most wonderful and charming book “FIJI RECIPES & MEMORIES” written by the “NEW KID ON THE BLOCK” of literary circles, the very talented Lynette Mercer.
At one level, this book is a free flowing, easy read, full of anecdotes, quips and stories with plenty of pictures and no pretensions of literary prowess. However, I would draw your attention to something at another level. This book is a unique vehicle in which the author has placed her heart on her sleeve as she shares with humour and imagination, her recipes, her life experiences, and her love for Fiji, for all to share. Continue reading