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October 25, 2011 by


NOT! Yeah, being an Australian (and so normally having exams in November) has never made it easy to NaNo. So, when I have attempted it, I’ve always felt pretty jazzed! Of course, now I have no exams, and should be able to get up at 3am before a full days work and make a mash […]

I’m Not Drunk, I Just Play Someone Who is On the Internet

October 25, 2011 by


Paul M said to me the other day that he rather wants one of those shirts that says, Please Do Not Ask Me About My Thesis because when they do he tends to start twitching and gibbering. Which I sympathise with. I remember with crystal clarity having my supervisor introduce me to a prominent theorist […]

It’s Not Just Doctor Who That Worships the British

October 24, 2011 by


So today I’ve decided to give the BBC all my love. Paul sat me down to watch the pilot of something last week over lunch and the BBC logo came up on the screen and I instantly went, Aw. And sat forward in my seat. Because I have expectations I do. Although I hadn’t realised […]

Friday Fiction: The Miracle: One.Three

October 23, 2011 by


Later when I touch you to the wind, the sky picks up and I let you go softly from my hand. The early autumn surrounds me, trees still holding their leaves and trembling, pausing in the wind before they too, let their dead go. I never wanted you to go, and now I send your […]

This is Not About Clowns

October 21, 2011 by


I have a new theory. Doctor Who doesn’t like humans, he likes the British. That’s why he spends so much time on Earth during this relatively short span of time. After a certain point in history, once they’re off parading around the galaxy, they’re just people. He prefers them when they’re still British. I really […]

You Say ‘Reckless’ Like it’s a Bad Thing

October 20, 2011 by


So if you made it through the madness of Tuesday’s post you’ll (maybe) have noticed the part where I realised that I’ve found I’m using the same vocabulary for magic and violence and sex in Wizards. Which… I didn’t totally intend but kind of makes sense? When I say I’m using the same vocabulary, I […]

Wednesday Poetry: Untitled

October 19, 2011 by


All our shocked–and secretly smiling–bodies. ~~~~~ Wow this is a short one (but I love it)!