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Bits of life / Poems

Dear Mal.

First up, exciting news: Breach zine’s first issue is out today, and my short story, ‘The Unknown’, is in it! Now to this post. I was saving up this letter — yes, another poem! — for September. I originally planned to publish it as a call for action on the second anniversary of Malcolm Turnbull’s … Continue reading

The Piano Shark Player.
In the flash / Stories

The Piano Shark Player.

At the end of the dinner party for musicians with obscure instruments, the guests took it in turns to wow their fellow eccentrics with presentations and demonstrations. ‘I have a zither!’ said one. ‘A loophonium!’ said another. ‘A boxstrop!’ ‘A theremin!’ ‘Ho-hum,’ said Montgomery Ficus, the most eccentric of the eccentrics, to each of these … Continue reading

Five noticings.
Bits of life / Musings

Five noticings.

Have you ever found the world around you to be strange? Tiny slices of ordinary life often strike me as being quirky, delightful, or just plain weird. And these everyday strangelings get my brain leaping in new and unusual directions. Sometimes I adapt them to stories; sometimes they appear as a few handwritten lines in … Continue reading