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This is What Time Looks Like

December 31, 2012 by



A Lot of Crazy People

December 27, 2012 by


For those of you who haven’t seen it yet:  

Am Declaring Holidays. Ready? Go!

December 24, 2012 by


I am on holidays now. This means I’m not working. Technically. I am getting better at it. On Saturday I accidentally worked the first half but then I realised what I was doing and spent the rest building LEGO. And yesterday — I had naps! If I maintain this not-working streak I’ll be posting holiday […]

Wookie the Pooh

December 21, 2012 by


Yesterday, I read a book. Okay, that could have been more dramatic. Most days I read books. Usually more than one. Especially if they’re short. This one is short. Technically it’s a children’s book. It’s also a textual mashup, although I don’t think you’d have to understand the references and so on to enjoy the […]

ISS Star Trails

December 20, 2012 by


Not the end of the world, just your everyday stars.  

Why Writers Belong Behind Bars*

December 19, 2012 by


I read an article the other day** that suggested that incarceration was good for writers. They cited a long list of examples of people who’d been locked up and then buckled down and produced some of their best work. Prison offered them the quintessential distraction free zone. Somehow I doubt that is still the case. […]

Nobody Takes Bears Seriously

December 18, 2012 by