Sir F. Chook, Inventor of Leopard Oil

Likeness captured upon a daguerrotype machine in Japan, July 1891


Wherein the Author reflects upon certain topical & personal issues of the Day.

The archive for May, 2010

The following lettres were posted during this month:

Shiny Pretty Things

Posted upon the 18th of May, 2010

I don’t say this often, but there a few works soon to hit the market that I really am rather excited about. One is a local piece – Melbourne literary journal Meanjin‘s Winter ’10 edition, which shall “open the velvet curtains onto the world of steampunk.” Should be good! Speaking of technopunk, some exciting news […]

Speaking the Lingua Frankenstein

Posted upon the 7th of May, 2010

D’you ever forget something essential when you’re out shopping? You know, you lug your groceries home, step over the doorstep and realise you’ve got everything for your cabbage soup except the cabbages. I had a case of that this week. I hit four different shops, all across town, and it wasn’t until I was home […]