I'm no expert but...

Seriously, I'm no expert, but I do have an opinion. And if I don't know what I'm talking about then I make it up. We all have a perspective to share and this little piece of the internet is mine.
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Boys own bike ride

For David and Adam When I was 15, in January 1983, David Owens, Adam Garnett and I somehow convinced our parents it was a good idea to let us ride our bikes from North Ryde to Terrigal on the Central Coast for a week’s camping trip. We met at 4 am on the corner of read more…

Why Cli-Fi?

To Cli-Fi or not to Cli-Fi, that is the question. Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous science fiction or to take arms against a sea of troubles and by opposing end them? Yes, a somewhat bastardised version of Shakespeare’s famous soliloquy. Yet if you take a moment read more…

The Great Disruptor

There are a ton of things going on in the world that bother me. They range from mildly inconvenient intrusions into my daily life to global demigods that threaten the end of our existence. The everyday intrusions I’m learning to deal with. What’s harder is the wave of moderate to high, national and global issues that read more…

Browser Beware

I swear, I turned my computer on to do some work. There was this thing I really wanted to get out of the way before the day became too crazy and I got pulled in different directions. It’s a delicate balance between working for money, doing things for family, pro-bono/volunteer work and last, but what read more…

Moments

When I saw this photo of my friend Hector and his mother Irma I couldn’t help but burst into a broad smile. Knowing them as I do and having stood around the Boudha Stupa myself, I had a strong visceral sense of the moment, of the feeling in the air, of what would be passing read more…