ABOUT THE AUTHOR AND COMPILER
Lannah Sawers-Diggins was born in 1955 in Adelaide, capital of South Australia. She enjoyed a wonderful and quite different childhood on the family sheep station in that state. Her was provided by and School of the Air. At eleven years of age, she followed her brothers to different in Adelaide. Life at school in those days was completely different to the 'home-away-from-home' that boarders enjoy today.
After leaving school in 1972 Lannah went on to hold various in Adelaide, before joining the of Adelaide. During her years here she started travelling to interstate branches on "trouble-shooting" trips. This gained her a taste of life away from Adelaide - she was never to return to live.
Foreign lands beckoned and Lannah headed to England where she lived, worked and travelled for several months. Returning to Australia, she settled in Perth, Western Australia and six months later, met and married her husband, Stuart. After a couple of years their eldest daughter, Robyn was born followed by Fiona. Then a saw Stuart relocate his family across the nation to Sydney. Lannah was heavily involved in all aspects of the girls' early and primary education, through their different schools in and around Sydney, before finally returning to Perth to .
A love of writing and drawing has woven itself through Lannah's life. Once both girls were safely esconced in secondary school, Lannah experimented in various interests and positions, before finally settling into her current position with a small, private, family run publishing . Naturally this has provided an insight into the publishing industry so, along with that love of writing, an avenue was paved to finally immerse herself in this passion and produce two works (to date) of utmost personal importance. Firstly the completed compilation of her late father, Brian Sawers', memories and experiences when settling into life in outback Australia: 'The Sawers From Pitcairn'. And secondly, 'Bullseye' - a collection of stories recounting the experiences of some thirty six victims and some perpetrators of bullying, a potentially physically and psychologically harmful crime, which can happen against anyone of any age, gender, faith or background and can and does take place at any time and in any place.