Category Archives: Relentless positivity

TMoRP Day 18 – Absent Friends

We lost a beloved member of the extended family this week. Norbit has been the canine member of my brother’s family for more or less as long as their eldest boy. Norbit was a bitsa Stafforshire bull terrier, with a … Continue reading

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TMoRP Day 17 – Reading as Resistance

Most of the time when I talk about relentless positivity, I mean it in the cheerful, bubbly, this-thing-gives-me-joy sense. But to me it’s an expression with another aspect. The other side of the coin is determination to keep going in … Continue reading

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TMoRP Day 16 – Publication!

I’m very pleased to announce that my short story “Burn the Future” is set to appear in the next issue of Andromeda Spaceways Magazine. ASM is an Australian speculative fiction magazine (now digital-only) which features a rotating cast of editors … Continue reading

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TMoRP Day 15 – Cards Against Humanity Saves America

I’m not actually a huge fan of Cards Against Humanity, a card game that sort of mashes up Blankety Blanks with risque, politically incorrect subversion. I find its encouragement of transgressive humour all too often crosses the line into blatant … Continue reading

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TMoRP Day 14 – Yes

Australia made quasi-history today by spending a little over $100 million on a non-binding postal survey to determine what several free polls had already determined, that Australians want it to be legal for consenting adults to marry, irrespective of their … Continue reading

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