An illustration of Suzi Faed

Meet Suzi Faed

Living in the coastal city of Bunbury, Western Australia, Suzi enjoys being close to the beach. With a little girl who is asserting her independence and two little dogs with big attitudes, life is busy, but in quiet moments, Suzi likes to read, write, play volleyball and tennis. Her recent interests include boxing and kayaking, which she has found to be a wonderful way to de-stress.

The My Daddy is Different cover

The Latest Book

Fighting Spirit

Fighting Spirit is a lasting legacy to Mario’s life. It is just one ordinary man’s story but will resonate with many. Having battled two life-changing illnesses – mental illness and cancer – his bravery, positivity and faith can move us all and inspire us to never give up even when things seem hopeless.

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What if Warrior

Book News • 6 February

Fighting Spirit Book Launch

Last month I officially launched Fighting Spirit. It’s been a bit of a blur since then, which is why I’m only getting to writing about it now. Not long after the launch, we had our first proper family holiday in Sydney and Melbourne, and then I was preparing my baby to go to Kindy.

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Suzi holding up her book, Fighting Spirit

Book News • 6 February

Suzi holding up her book, Fighting Spirit

Fighting Spirit Book Launch

Last month I officially launched Fighting Spirit. It’s been a bit of a blur since then, which is why I’m only getting to writing about it now. Not long after the launch, we had our first proper family holiday in Sydney and Melbourne, and then I was preparing my baby to go to Kindy.

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Thoughts • 27 August

Dad and me standing in front of water

Grief is…

Grief is like the ocean; the end is out of sight. It’s riding the waves, over and over and over again. Sometimes you are prepared for them, but sometimes you don’t know they’re coming until they are breaking over your head.

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What if Memes • 22 August

Picture of child

What if I could meet with my inner child and tell her what she needed to hear?

I take a deep breath and close my eyes. In my mind I summon an image of myself as a child. My muscles relax. I open my eyes and see her sitting on the chair across from me. I smile and she flashes a toothy smile back at me.

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