New year, same old

Well, it’s a brand new year and we’re now a good two years into the pandemic with no clear end in sight. During most of this time, I’ve been safely tucked up in my Western Australian bubble, but we’re set to open up to the world in less than a month and things are boundContinue reading “New year, same old”

Something something something festive

Obligatory festive season post coming up, just as mask mandates are reintroduced in Western Australia. I could say “Merry Christmas” but obviously not everyone celebrates it, myself included. (I don’t care if you say Merry Christmas to me though. Neither does any other non-Christmas celebrator I’ve ever met.) “Happy Holidays” is a nice catch-all, butContinue reading “Something something something festive”

Choice and consequence

While I don’t think I’ve ever actually said so until now, it’s not a secret: I’m pro-vax. I think everybody should be vaccinated unless they genuinely can’t for medical reasons. “But you’re vaccinated, right? So you’re safe, right? Or doesn’t your jibby jab actually work?” Newsflash: We don’t just get the jab for ourselves, butContinue reading “Choice and consequence”

Signed books are here…

Okay folks, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for. (And by all, I mean like all five of you.) You can now buy signed paperback copies of Black and Blue directly from me via my Big Cartel store! Now, you might be thinking, “Biatch, I already bought your book!” In which case, you mayContinue reading “Signed books are here…”

A phaser to the heart

As William Shatner said in an infamous Saturday Night Live skit, “it’s just a TV show, God dammit, it’s just a TV show!” But it’s kind of more than that. It’s hard to explain how the crew of the Enterprise became my stand-in friends when my mental health was at its lowest point, or howContinue reading “A phaser to the heart”