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July Update

I've posted a bunch of photos of cosplay on my Instagram, and I won't repeat them here. The middle of winter is a special time at the Gold Coast, the sunsets become intense and the beaches are empty except for enthusiastic Russian tourists swimming in the surf. July...

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June Update

I went out to dinner in Brisbane's Little Korea with my son a couple of weeks ago, and the cafe next door had Sakura tea. It's salted and pickled cherry blossoms, steeped in hot water, and the salty-sweet flavour took me straight back to Japan. We were served...

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May Update

OooOOOoooHHHhhh This arrived yesterday. It's so pretty! May Update I'm back from Hong Kong and Japan and my feet still hurt. But I don't care - look at this beauty! The cover is (as usual) fabulous and I cannot wait to share this next stage in the journey with all of...

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April Update

This is called the 'First Pages'. It's the final version of 'Guardian of Empire', in .PDF form, that will be plugged into the printing machine-type doohickey to make the books. And it is obviously Kitty Dinner Time for Madam Furry Butt.   April Update RESEARCH...

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March Update

The cyclone has come and gone from the Gold Coast, but the damage it left behind has been extensive. That cliff used to be a gentle slope down to the water. March Update I've spent the last two weeks frantically revising the edits for 'Guardian of Empire', the second...

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February Update

These are called Anticrepuscular rays. Many people on the beach stopped and took photos of them, they were striking. February Update Things slow down for me during the summer. I close off unfinished tasks, and spend some time doing jobs that were lower down in the...

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January Update

January Update   My daughter came up from Sydney and spent much time at the beach. Her cat was extremely pleased to see her, and made sure to remind her exactly what her main role in life should be. I hope everybody had a terrific break! I'm back at work, typing...

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December Update

When services went underground, the Gold Coast City Council left this telephone pole standing because it had an osprey nest on it. That must have been more than twenty years ago, and there are nesting poles like this all over the Gold Coast. So wonderful to see! Whew!...

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November Newsletter

Just before the Gold Coast 600, thousands of these little blue jellyfish washed up onto the beach. It was absolutely covered in them - and they rotted most pungently. Sorry car people.    November updateOctober has been a quieter month after the Oz...

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Oz Comic-Con September 2018

Here's a selection of photos that I (and my awesome con buddies) took of Comic-Con Brisbane and Sydney. Click on an image to see a larger version.

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