York review for Perth Walkabout

My review of York — presented by Black Swan State Theatre Company in collaboration with WA Youth Theatre Company — is now online. Written by Ian Michael and Chris Isaacs, it’s a ghost story with a difference, spanning two centuries of Western Australian history. Read my York review at Perth Walkabout.

Coming soon… Black and Blue

Remember that book I was telling you about? Well, it’s humming along. I’m publishing it through Leschenault Press and their Book Reality imprint, and it now has a kickarse cover designed by Luke Buxton that looks like this. Black and Blue will be my debut novel. I’m describing it as a work of young adultContinue reading “Coming soon… Black and Blue”

Letter to my long distance love

Dear Sydney, Why you gotta do me like this?! As of now, there are virtually no COVID-19 restrictions in Perth again. (Though I’m keeping a clean mask in my bag just in case.) But my heart is heavy because there’s a hard interstate border separating us and I don’t know when it might come down.Continue reading “Letter to my long distance love”

Amateur poetry readings in lockdown

Much of Australia has recently been in, or are still in, lockdown — including me in Perth. I was directed to work from home on Monday (it’s now Sunday again as I write this) when initial restrictions were reintroduced. And I managed to get a masked gym session in just before Premier Mark McGowan calledContinue reading “Amateur poetry readings in lockdown”