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Jack Kerouac's On the Road is, apparently, fifty years old today, and that's okay, even if I hated the whole thing. I came to the book through a friend who loved it and who had good taste in literature, and because I had, in some way,...

Strange Horizons has reviewed Polyphony Six and the reviewer, Paul Kincaid, has called my piece the 'single best story' in it: These are stories of disillusion. There are no positive stories here, there aren't even stories of battling to a glorious defeat. We are defeated before...

Been meaning to post the cover for this for a while, since my name is on the cover, and that's a first. Maybe Bill and Michelle will have changed that by the time the book comes out in October, but still, in theory, I have...

Yes, APEC will soon be arriving. On the TV, George W. Bush is busy apologising for the disruption he'll cause. He's probably not aware that everyone in Sydney gets a public holiday on Friday because of it. Well, nearly everyone. Public holidays mean shit to the...

I carry a camera everywhere, but I hardly use it, these days. Part of it is that what I have is a small digital camera, a few years old now, but with a very limited range on what it can do. That wasn't a problem...