www.westendmagazine.comMaggie MacKellar’s second memoir, How To Get There, follows on from her first, When It Rains. In her first memoir, she writes of her grief following the loss of her husband and mother.

In this book, she writes about her journey in leaving her family’s farm in Central West New South Wales and heading to the East Coast of Tasmania with her two young children – for a man. Despite vowing to never fall in love again, she did. Readers can join in Maggie’s journey as she shares her story of love after loss and its difficulties in an unfamiliar new community. Despite her struggles, she learns to embrace her new life with its joys. In a way, the book is one person’s story of self-discovery in her individual circumstances through raw and honest introspection. For those who have imagined taking a risk, for those navigating new environments or those who have unexpectedly fallen in love, this book is for you.