Category Archives: writing

Sunshine Blogger Award

Having recently been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by Artemis, this week’s post will be on that subject. To be nominated for an award like this is a great honour, and it has left me feeling tremendously bucked up … Continue reading

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So I, uh, got interviewed. By a writer. It went okay. And you can read it here.

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Hydraulic Power

Here in Japan the rainy season has started, and if you live in a rural area – like yours truly – its effects are fairly obvious. What might be less obvious are the ways in which those effects have shaped … Continue reading

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Goggles and masks, everyone!

The suffix “-punk” gets hung off an increasing number of genres these days. Doing this carries with it a set of expectations about what will be involved, with some attempts making more sense than others. In this article, I’m going … Continue reading

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I Want My Future Used

It wasn’t that long ago that we had a future. Don’t worry, we still have one now. The sun isn’t going to blow up, a disease isn’t going to wipe us out… but that isn’t what I’m talking about. In … Continue reading

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