Being NowHere Showcase Event

Yesterday evening, creative collaborators and arts industry representatives came together for a showcase event and roundtable discussion in Southport. The showcase and conversation was to celebrate and discuss Being NowHere, a collaboration program for artists from diverse backgrounds, run by City of Gold Coast. Here’s a link to the video work pictured below, “Experiencing Space.” This is […]

The orchid has flowered

It’s taken years, and there have been many other plant-deaths along the way, but my Aussie Parade Carrot Splash Orchid (that’s what the label says) has finally spiked.  The flowers are hidden beneath beneath the leaves, so it was hard to get good shots. It’s also made a little side plant! I have to re-pot […]

Exposed yet protected 

On Thursday afternoon, Rohan asked to go for a walk to escape the noisy toddlers in the tent beside ours, which is hypocritical because he’s the noisiest person I know. It was 4pm, too late to walk far, but we set out south-ish on the Border Track, where the forest’s greens were filtered into afternoon […]

Slow Heat and Blue Skies

The family are having cruisy holiday this week so I’ve knocked over a couple of books in genres I’ve been keen to check out, as both genres intrigued me when I heard about them from my friends Ellen Gregory and Barb Pini. Both novels have been interesting, and different to each other and what I’d […]

Nature, Emotion and the Supernatural

Last Monday I dropped the kids to school and escaped into the mountains. This was the view.   The mountains remind me of waves. I find this view beautiful, calming, but also have a sense of the vulnerability of this forest. How does it make you feel? Wondering about how people relate to nature, and […]

Interview with reviewer Frank Michaels Errington

Originally posted on Darkscrybe:
I’ve known Frank Michaels Errington professionally for several years now and there’s no doubt he’s one of the biggest fans of horror fiction. Frank is one of the most prolific readers and reviewers of horror and his review website, Horrible Book Reviews has quite the following. He goes above and beyond…