Live-Blogging Ladies’ Comic Book Club Panel At #SwanCon

Ladies' Comic Book Club

The Ladies' Comic book club started when friends began when a visit by one of three originators to Melbourne to a pre-existing club, which led to the creation of the one in Perth. Violet couldn't be here today, but she is the one responsible for most of the photo graphics, the events and everything. Billie is also an artist too, which is useful for an illustrator's perspective.It's been two months open, but the club has been running since December, where they thought of the image and the … [Read more...]

Behind The Scenes And At The Start Of Perth’s #FringeWorld

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Women And Ghostbusters #NotMyGhostbusters

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Just a brief little blogpost on the topic (I'm heading out today to help behind the scenes at the Perth Fringe World Festival) in regards to what I think will happen with the film:There will be people (mostly guys, from what I see on Twitter) who don't like the idea of a reboot at all, let alone one featuring a primarily female cast. I dither about liking reboots myself - the next Fantastic Four doesn't thrill me, for example. I'm just waiting for the solid facedesk the world will make … [Read more...]

Podcast, Yet More Podcast And Australia Day Radio

AFTRS One

First, the podcast-y things:The pilot episode of a new project for the Atheist Foundation of Australia, the AtheistAus Podcast! It features:* A chat with Greta Christina about her new book, Comforting Thoughts That Have Nothing To Do With God. * International correspondent, Paul Fidalgo - whose secular and atheist news and cutting edge blogging can be found on iMortal on Patheos blogs and on the The Morning Heresy. * Local Australian news and a round-up on what's popular on the AFA foru … [Read more...]

It’s All Happening In 2015 – Radio And Podcast Update

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There's a number of my interviews starting to pop up more regularly on RTRFM, the local arts/culture radio station, this year. Not bad for a podcaster with a distinct science-philosophy tendency in her shows!I'll be on the air from 9am-noon on Mondays, in a live-to-air show called the Morning Magazine, for the foreseeable future. For those of you in the USA, that's 9pm-midnight East Coast time, and noon-3pm East Coast Australia time. I occasionally do an earlier show, called Snooze Button, … [Read more...]

At #GenghisConPerth and RTRFM’s #DistantMurmurs

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Open House Perth Adventures 2014

Ooof, it's been a busy, busy month - but I'm overwhelmingly happy along with "being busy" and it's going to remain that way for a while, I think, because not only did the book funding meet its target (I threw a bunch of thanks online via social media, but in case that was missed - thanks again!) but I'm getting closer to the end of term and have a draft book edited and ready for revisions already!Here's a few photos of what I've been up to over the weekend. This is the annual Open House … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – The 8-Bit Haunted Dance Party

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Little Kitten – God Only Knows

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A Bit Of Gratitude Goes A Long Way

lovely stuff

Especially at the end of a tough day, it's the little things that count. So, I'm taking a break over the holidays to count some blessings and get a bit grounded again. Starting with: I had some nice things sent to me that I never had the chance to acknowledge - so thanks to Shelley Segal, First Dog On The Moon and Carbon Dating. I now have to clean my office this coming one-week-of-school-holiday so I can finally frame, pin up and admire from a non-messy-desk some of the following items: And I … [Read more...]

Updates, Sydney Travels, Token Skeptic Podcast And Trolling With Logic 24 Hours Show!

Perth Terminal

Well, it's been a while since I've updated this blog... no, I'm not dead, nor abandoning blogging altogether, although it'd great to think that real-life is providing so much stimulation and challenges that I can't regularly put my computer to use in this fashion!What's been going on?Firstly and more importantly - podcast Episode One Hundred And Eighty Four – On Safe And Secular – Interview With Michael De Dora. Check out Safe And Secular to find out more.And I really want to mention … [Read more...]


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