Creek Adventure 

Jasmine and I enjoyed a beautiful creek adventure today. It was our last day together before Rohan is on holiday, too, so I wanted to do something special.  We got pretty wet. One of us might have gone swimming. It was cold, but beautiful.  This is in the Gold Coast Hinterland and is National Park. 

Making Art, Exploring Culture. #BeingNOWhere

I’m excited to announce I’m going to be a part of the beingNOWhere Creative Lab! It’s a six week program, run by the City of Gold Coast, which invites us to explore culture and diversity through collaborations with a person “of a different artistic, creative, cultural, or linguistic background.” Our aim is to produce work which explores […]

Spontaneous Everything Pie

This is so yummy and healthy that I have to share. I made the recipe up yesterday, combining traditional Greek spinach pie with a few other ingredients from a zucchini bake recipe. Note: If you’re using frozen pastry like filo, follow the thawing instructions… it takes a while to thaw, like a couple of hours […]

2016

This was a massive year! It seemed to fly by and yet so much happened. Some of the highlights… I took a lot of selfies, including this one to do with Contact. In writing stuff, I loved attending conventions and having Uncontainable published in Apex Magazine. But I really tried to focus more on what […]

Hell’s Bells Alive

The Australian Horror Writers Association has published a new anthology with a Christmas ghost theme. It’s called Hell’s Bells. It showcases some great writing and one of my stories, called “Bitterness of Brugmansia.” Brugmansia is commonly known as Angel’s Trumpet… a pretty freaky flower, if you ask me, because the flowers hang downwards. My story explores […]

Weirdest green tea experience ever

I ordered green tea with my sushi today. It came in a small black cup. I smelled the green tea. It smelled like bad breath or calcium decay, or – maybe – the green tea that’s made with rice in it. It tasted a bit like dishwasher water smells. (I haven’t actually tasted dishwasher water.) […]