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the western suburbs of sydney are blanketed in smoke today. it's a dull grey haze that the world is filtered through. it could be worse. last year, it was a burnt orange, and ashes floated onto your car....

yes, i put up the link for ditmar awards. why not? it's probably the only award i know where a classroom for 1st grade children could band together and completely throw everything out of context. though unless you're an aging 70's rock star, those 1st...

copied from an email: "Greetings all, The Ditmar and Tin Duck Nominations are upon us again! This year we have several ways for you to lodge your nominations. They are: - Online at www.swancon.com (Tin Ducks comming very soon!) - Downloadable .pdf document at www.swancon.com - Swancon...

There was a fedora that sat upon a hat rack, and stared at the people that went by. As dust collected, and style changed, the fedora became cynical, and counted the bald patches on men and women and their children. If they did not have...

i went and saw the movie 8 Mile tonight. bit of a mistake to do that on a Thursday night, in the middle of end of year holidays, but it didn't occur to me till i got there. i decided, then and there, that what...

i like raymond chandler novels. (and, i feel compelled to add, the few short stories and novellas i've read.) there's something about chandler books. they're really, to me, not about the mystery. who cares what happened to rusty, or where the coin came from or something...