Australian Amusements

You must be tired of hearing that I went to Australia, so I won’t be telling you more about how I went to Australia. Although, when I did go to Australia, just two short months ago, I came across a couple of curious signs and things I found amusing. These I now share with you, in the form of screen-rendered visual representations. I think regular folks call these “photos”.         Do you […]

9 types of people I unfollow on Twitter

I’ve been doing some major Twitter cleaning in the past few days. It’s not over yet, but I’m getting there. Let me make one thing clear from the get-go: I am not Mother Teresa of Twitter. First of all, that’s not even a thing that exists. Secondly, this didn’t make anything clear at all. What I’m trying to say is this: I am not better than you on Twitter. Maybe a lot worse. I may […]

Let me be your motivational poster!

Motivational posters! Everyone knows them, two people love them. They’re there to pick us up when we’re down, to remind us what’s important, and to breed countless repetitive Facebook status updates! Motivational posters are shortcuts to happiness, which makes them exactly like my blog. This is why¬†today I’m entering the lucrative motivational poster industry. I believe your favourite classic posters can be tweaked to send a better, sharper, more contemporary message. I am here to […]

Flash Fiction: “Not ready…”

A new Flash Fiction challenge at Dude Write is open. This is my submission. As always, 500 words maximum. This month’s prompt: She ran through the forest, ignoring the scrapes left on her exposed arms by the tree branches, the chilling air that sneaked through her thin dress and under her skin, the pain in her tired legs. She ran to get away as far as she could, to find a place to hide, to […]

The totally true story of how I went shopping

This was it. I had finally made it! I stood by the entrance to the supermarket for the first time in my life. I was holding a shopping basket, a box of crayons and a taxidermied frog. I knew that only one of those items was likely to prove useful, but I had to be ready for anything. As soon as I walked in I realised I was in way over my head. Purchasable items […]