The day you stop listening.An interesting but arguable bit over at the Graun, about when people stop listening to music. Or really, to new music. Early 30s according to th…
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Elana conducts Appy's the Covid Tracking App's Exit InterviewI should probably have thought of doing this myself. (Via ASB)
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Lonely guy movie night.Jane is away for a few days with work, and naturally, I have regressed to extreme caveman status. Cooked up a tasty pork butt on the weekend, an…
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Birthday weekendI am smarter than you because I arranged to have a son who turned into a baker's apprentice. Thus I get little penguin cupcakes for my birthday.
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One year after the forbidden apple juice.It was about a year ago this week I got out of hospital after lung surgery. And that was after three months of pretty debilitating illness, an i…
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AI image generator for sci fi book coversTip o’ the propeller beanie to Brian Beard who pointed me at midjourney, a spooky fucking art bot that generates pretty good imagery from a few …
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"Australian man finds his childhood Matchbox car – five decades after it went missing in England" - The GraunOMG. I felt this story so much. Dude lost his favourite matchbox car, and found it, one the other side of the world, half a century later. When …
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25 years of Stargate.I remember when I used to stare at the expensive box sets of SG1, wishing I hadn’t become a freelance writer so I could afford to buy them. Now,…
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Apocalypse ready tiny home on wheels!Man, I wish I’d known about this when I was writing the Zero Day series. Although I don’t know if anybody would have believed it. This dude boug…
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The Storyteller’s HeavenCongrats to Jason for the launch of his latest splodey/thinky sci-fi mash up. It’s the story of a 21st century combat vet who survives long enou…
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Another book I'll never write.I had a great idea for a spy novel that I can't write because it would be waaaayy to literary. Security Clearance. Or maybe just... Clearance. I…
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Very naked. And muddy. And crazed. (No, not Splendour in the Grass).I mentioned over at my paid blog last Friday that I have become addicted to a reality TV series. Naked and Afraid. The legends edition, or some …
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