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Books and Ideas at Montalto

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at Montalto Vineyard & Olive Grove

Russel Howcroft

‘Work-life balance is bullshit.’ So says Russel Howcroft: ad man, media personality and TV executive.

Russel is a man of many passions, equally well-known for his appearances on ABC1’s The Gruen Transfer, as a board member of Melbourne Football Club and as a senior executive at the TEN Network. His new book, When It’s Right to be Wrong, offers a unique opportunity to see the world from Russel’s point of view; the spin king muses that ‘changing your mind is a good thing’ and ‘privacy is overrated, so give everyone your phone number’.

In conversation with Emily Sexton, Russel Howcroft will challenge the way you look at the world as he reveals his thoughts on creativity and the power of the idea.

Who?

Portrait of Emily Sexton

Emily Sexton

Emily Sexton is currently Head of Programming for the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas.

Books and Ideas at Montalto

Why go postal when you can go coastal?

On seven Fridays throughout the year, from March to October, the Wheeler Centre brings the best of Australian writing to the Mornington Peninsula. Swap the hustle of the city for an unhurried, immersive look at the stories behind the stories – all while enjoying outstanding food and wine, fascinating company and the opportunity to hear from writers in an intimate and relaxed setting.

Share in Books and Ideas at Montalto – perfect for lovers of fine writing, good conversation and great wine.

Season passes for 2018 are now available, with our first event slated to feature Robyn Davidson. Reserve your place at seven events in the series, each inclusive of food, with wine charged on consumption. $490 plus 30c booking fee.

Where?

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