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Another Brick In The Wall

April 12, 2013 by

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In July of 2010 I wrote a piece about my emerging writing technique. I composed this after a few months of living in Cambodia with the idea of putting fingers to keyboard every day. For a while, it did work. Despite the numerous distractions that Southeast Asia offers, I managed to get myself into a […]

The Babylonian Trilogy – Sebastien Doubinsky

March 1, 2011 by


The Babylonian Trilogy, as the title suggests, is a book divided into three parts.  Each of the three parts deals with the large themes of existence: Life, death, poetry and the pieces in between. Each novel is different from the others in essence, although the reoccurring ideas and the intense characterisation give access to the […]

Why I love Miller and hate Hemingway or, how I pick and choose my misogynists.

February 14, 2011 by


  Ok, so I can feminist it up with the best of them. I’ve been down most of the paths: Intellectual antidisestablishmentarianism media whore with Germaine Greer; ultra pissed-off-ed-ness with Susan Brown-Miller and Alanis Morissette (ok, I may never have been THAT shitty); chemistry studies with Mary Daly to try to develop synthetic sperm; Übermensch […]

To the Squirrels at Union Square

December 12, 2010 by


They’re so cheeky he said of they with no personality only instinct.   But I looked in the eye, at the outstretched arm, at claws ready for gripping and mischief as it reached for some sugar cookie treat. No stupidity lurked in that eye; its expression functioned in open space.   Squirrel turned, treat aloft […]

Review: Archelon Ranch – Garrett Cook

December 4, 2010 by


Bernard may or may not exist. He’s the victim of a series of cruel experiments conducted on him by his father and a scientist who are trying to cure an ‘illness’ (in an age when all that exists is illness) that inflicts those called ‘Suburbanites’ that has rendered them all revolting, flesh-eating monsters.  (It’s hard to miss the inference […]

Book review: Room – Emma Donoghue

September 19, 2010 by


Review of Emma Donoghue's Room

Late night thoughts of a slush pile hopeful…

September 6, 2010 by


I completed another full day in my job (that I feel the need to be grateful for despite the fact that I don’t want to do it) last week. It’s a job I have been doing for almost fifteen years and I have the great pleasure of being good at it. However, being good at […]