Monthly Archives: June 2014

It Isn’t Easy Being Green

We won one today. A very important decision from UNESCO rejected the Abbott government’s efforts to rip up a hard-fought agreement between the Tasmanian forestry industry and a range of environmentally concerned groups including tourism operators, conservationists, and communities identifying as aboriginal. A couple of years back some 74,000 hectares of forest were added to […]

Continuum X and an anthology appearance

I get a kick out of science fiction conventions. I mention this because I’ve just come from a packed weekend in Melbourne, where I attended Continuum X along with my eldest kid, Jake. Unfortunately for him, Jake has inherited the full raft of writer genes: he loves storytelling, he has the knack for narrative, and […]