Dirigible Straits [a sketch]… Read More Dirigible Straits
Seven tales of seven haircuts, from more than seven years. Maintaining short hair must be EXHAUSTING.… Read More Dirty Hair Cut Dirt Cheap
We went to Broadway Market for brunch. Brunch turned out to be the only thing I didn’t take any pictures of.… Read More Purple Potatoes: a delicious weekend in pictures
THE TRIBULATIONS OF VAMPIRE TORTOISE.
What if tortoises were vampires?
What if vampires were a tortoise?
These are questions we’ve all asked ourselves.
Read on to find out.… Read More The Tribulations of Vampire Tortoise
The kid at the bus stop was obviously wasted. He wobbled from one foot to the next like the gravity that held him was a bit drunk too, and couldn’t quite catch onto his feet when they hit the road. I leant my back against the wall and hunched my head over the screen of… Read More You and Me, Man, We’re the Long-Haired Guys
I’m typing this on a new computer. What’s more, I’m typing this from a new flat. And I’m typing this with a steaming, fresh, agreeably pungent cup of brand new coffee beside me, although that one is possibly less newsworthy. If I was still working my way through the same old cup as April 13th,… Read More New Things
[Document title: 08052011-MAINTENANCE-INTERVIEW-TRANSCRIPT. WATCHER ON DUTY: I. STILLMAN. TRANSCRIPT VERIFIED: I. STILLMAN 8/5/11 21:15] [IAN STILLMAN]: Recording on. Regular maintenance check in from Top Brass, May 2011 CE. This is watcher on duty, Ian Stillman, speaking for the Human Control Group with the Ambassador from outside. Commencing interview. [THE AMBASSADOR]: Commence report. [I.S.]: Initial section… Read More The Project Continues with Us
“Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive—but to be young was very heaven!” Wordsworth had it nailed. The absence of the French Revolution aside, this was one of those mornings. A breeze, stiffer than the Brisbane norm, brushed at my hair. My bare feet tasted the smooth pavement (my flip flops, deemed surplus,… Read More In That Dawn
A List. Great cups of coffee which I have had in Australia: 1. Short machiatto, Adelaide Airport, 28th November 2010. I had an exact amount in change; I can’t remember the sum. $1.85? $2.30? It makes no odds. The facts were thus: I was traveling beyond Queensland for the first time since hitting Australia, I… Read More Fresh POTS!
The proud nation of Ireland has produced many wonderful things. Guinness, for example. Samuel Beckett. Me. But not content to rest on these mighty laurels*, good old Eire has decided to go one further and reinvent contemporary politics. How is it going about this? Simple. It’s going to pay off its dissatisfied population with cheese.… Read More Fromage Dublin Correspondent