Last Book, Next Book

Some notes on the book I just finished, and the next one I’m going to read. J. Demers (2015). Drone and Apocalypse: An exhibit catalog for the end of the world. Zero Books, Croyden UK. N. Shute (1957). On the beach. Vintage, London UK. Drone and Apocalypse is a...

Cunningham’s Gap: An Analogy for Time and Aspect

If you were to drive up the Cunningham Highway from Brisbane through to Warwick, you cross the Main Range part of the Great Dividing Range at Cunningham’s Gap.* It’s a winding ascent, the kind where you really don’t want to get stuck behind a truck....

Last Book, Next Book

Some notes on the book I just finished, and the next one I’m going to read. T. J. Entwisle (2014). Sprinter and Sprummer: Australia’s changing seasons. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood. I had for some time wanted to read something about a system of seasons...

I, Gremlins Scholar

You may have heard of the Institute of Gremlins 2 Studies birdsite account and its accompanying online open access journal, the Quarterly Journal of Gremlins 2 Studies, which is yet to publish its first issue. One might argue it’s not a real journal, but I...

Sky Hulk

There’s a building in my neighbourhood that’s been under construction since 2016, a 25-storey behemoth with a podium and three towers. It’s part of a precinct that’s in the process of flipping old industrial sites to high rise residential....