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Buy me a coffee!

I have ditched the old Tip Jar. I’m very grateful to everyone who ever donated to this blog that way, but it was kind of a weird system where I had to tell PayPal I’d provided you with a service … Continue reading

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Review: The Lizzie Borden Chronicles

Lizzie Borden took an axe gave her mother forty whacks; when she saw what she had done she gave her father forty-one. So goes the old folk rhyme, which is slightly mangled in the opening credits of Lifetime’s TV series … Continue reading

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Nine Worlds and me!

I am HERE. I will be here until Monday. Come find me in the bar of SEE ME TO THINGS. Specifically: Saturday, 6:45pm, ‘”Witness Me!” Recognition and Intersubjectivity in Mad Max: Fury Road’ Sunday, 3:15pm,’Transformative Shakespeare: Fanfiction and Beyond’

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Today I cut up and threw away a friend

Melony the cactus has been my companion for the past 18 years. That’s longer than any pet I ever owned, and equals the longest I ever shared accommodation with any person. She lacks a central nervous system, so I doubt … Continue reading

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Upgrading the Rhubosphere

  Lastnight, I upgraded my hosting package. I needed to do this because my Nine Worlds write-up was going to use a lot of pictures, and I had been skirting right on the edge of my filespace for a long … Continue reading

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A note of special thanks

A note of special thanks to the two people who donated directly to my tip jar. The Go Fund Me amount is great and fantastic, and it definitely helped to be able to tell the bank that I would receive … Continue reading

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Hey, hey! we topped 100,000 hits!

Small cheese, really but I do like big round numbers. That enough people found good reason to hit up these pages 100,000 times is kind of mind-boggling. Why not take a poke around and see what they were so interested … Continue reading

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Ground Control to Major Tom

It’s just over three months until my thesis is due. It’s a difficult time in any PhD student’s career, but I have not had a typical PhD. And yeah, I know there is no such thing as a ‘typical’ PhD, … Continue reading

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Tip Jar

This blog has been a labour of love (and sometimes rage, but mostly love) for the past three and a bit years (crikey! has it really been that long?) and it will continue to be such. I aim to keep … Continue reading

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Nominate me, baby! 2014 Hugos

<— This could be me! OK, maybe not really. Maybe not quite. I mean, pink really isn’t my colour. But the point is, it’s awards season, not just for exciting Hollywood types, but for us lot wot are into science … Continue reading

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