That moment when you make an innocent comment and you bomb out.
It's been a long time since I had a proper sleepover. To be clear I am talking about a visit involving late night chats and secret sharing, not an all night "sexy sleepover" (different category altogether). I'm all in for of a sex fest (who isn't up for a good romp?) But I have to … Continue reading The Lost Art of the Sleepover
The line up. This time of year, it's cold and the wind is icy. Getting out of bed is a mission, getting up for a wave before dawn almost unthinkable. On the south coast of Australia, Winter is wave time. It starts in late Autumn when the Easter swells turn on and the water only … Continue reading Winter Swell
I'm on the internet a lot. People think my job is hanging out on Facebook and Twitter and finding hilarious things for them to laugh at. I won't go into it now (get excited about lots of work talk later) but that's not all I do. Some times, when the mood strikes me, I enter … Continue reading Half a Uterus.
At the outbreak of the First World War, nationals of countries at war with Australia were labelled 'enemy aliens'. With official concerns that they threatened national security, enemy nationals were put into internment camps across Australia. I conducted a series of interviews about the Berrima Internment camp which became the following audio feature. It was … Continue reading Berrima Internment Camp
This is the view from my window in London. I never hear any birds here, only in the very early hours of the morning around 3am can I start to hear them sing. This snapshot was taken before I left Australia. This isn't my bed or my house. (Although I did sleep here.) Its just a beautiful memory … Continue reading The photos I like best are like snapshots taken with your eyes.
It gets to the stage when you need to stop scribbling in notebooks and start 'taking things seriously'. This is my first attempt at 'serious' and to be honest I plan on taking a few creative liberties. I edit, report, find and photograph. I write stories for children and for adults who used to be … Continue reading Why Blog?