Top Ten Tuesdays: The 10 Best Podcasts

Well I’ve been a little slack with updating the blog recently, but Top Ten Tuesdays is officially BACK! Here’s this week’s Top Ten (in no particular order): Sawbones  ‘A marital tour through medical history’ – hosted by comedian Justin McElroy and his wife Dr. Sydnee McElroy, Sawbones is one of my absolute favourites. It’s full… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: The 10 Best Podcasts

Top Ten Tuesday: Songs for Making Brownies

If you’re not listening to music while you’re baking, then you’re not baking properly. It’s a scientific fact that singing and dancing around the kitchen like an idiot makes for a tastier end product* and it’s more fun that way, obviously. Sidenote: I was going to write ‘obvs’ there instead but I just couldn’t bring… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Songs for Making Brownies

Top Ten Tuesdays: Creepiest-looking People in History

So it’s partly because top ten lists are pretty popular right now, partly because it’s really hard to come up with original ideas for blog posts and partly because I love me some alliteration that this new segment has come about. I thought I’d start off with something pretty simple and straightforward—here is… Top Ten… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesdays: Creepiest-looking People in History

Blind Girl: A Day in the Life

So it’s been a little while since our last episode—would you believe I haven’t had a dumb blind moment in all that time? Never fear, however, I’ve pulled something out of the vault and dusted it off purely for your enjoyment. Here’s… Episode Three I live pretty close to an incredibly busy shopping strip, which… Continue reading Blind Girl: A Day in the Life

Time travel’s not all it’s cracked up to be… probably

So, I’ve been spending a lot of time of late doing historical research for one of my current works in progress, a time travel novel called The Time Thieves. The book touches on a few different places in history and I found myself wondering ‘would I want to go there if I had the chance?’… Continue reading Time travel’s not all it’s cracked up to be… probably

10 Bits of Aussie Awesomeness That Have Made the World a Better Place

   I’ve spent a lot of time travelling overseas and have found, for the most part, people from other countries have a pretty limited view of Australia. ‘Beaches,’ ‘the outback,’ ‘kangaroos,’ and ‘the Hemsworth brothers’ are pretty much top of the list when you ask someone from overseas what they think of when they hear… Continue reading 10 Bits of Aussie Awesomeness That Have Made the World a Better Place