For the uninitiated November is National Novel Writing Month. Writers everywhere are squirreling themselves away trying to produce a novel in only 30 days. As week two kicks off, most writers will have started putting pen to paper, but some of you might be struggling. So to help out aspiring novelists, here are eight strategies to help you get started, stay motivated, and survive NaNoWriMo with your sanity still intact (maybe)… Continue reading Tips for Writers: 8 Strategies for Surviving NaNoWriMo
Review of Eurovision 2015: Since when has Eurovision been about trying so hard? When did it go from ‘camp Euro-pop extravaganza‘ to ‘totally legit song contest’’? What happened to the kitsch and the glitter? Where did all the spirit fingers go? Did I miss something? Continue reading Eurovision 2015: From Eurokitsch to Europop. Where did it go wrong?
To Whom it May Concern As a renter it is becoming harder and harder to find a home that is pet friendly. There is an almost zero chance of finding a townhouse or unit that will allow pets in Sydney … Continue reading An Open Letter: Let there be Pets!
Prin lies on the carpet in a pool of sunshine, stretched out and in kitty heaven. She flicks an ear, her long, black whiskers twitch. The white tuft of fur on her chest contrasts starkly against her black coat with … Continue reading The Cat and the Flea Bedouin