Creative

1990’s Subconscious

I’m planning a powerplay on the level of a live TV strip tease, like Drew Barrymore getting down on David Letterman’s desk.

11 June 2019
Complementary Colours

“You’re probably going to paint this room a fluorescent green. Then the couch won’t match. It’ll look odd.” Jules groans. “Who cares? It doesn’t have to match! Some things just don’t match!” Like us, Mary wants to say, but she doesn’t.

4 June 2019
Paint to Poetry: The Succulent

Sarah plays on the association of colours and words to write her poetry column for Farrago, using Taubman’s paint samples from Bunnings.

4 June 2019
The Remarkable Quests of Raddish and Quill: Poetry Through Time and Space

The University of Melbourne’s Creative Literature and Writing Society present The Remarkable Quests of Raddish and Quill, a collaborative column for Farrago.

7 May 2019
Schnitzel

A lady asked me for a chicken schnitzel and when I went to get her one I noticed that it was shaped exactly like Australia.

7 May 2019
The Fairytale Gazette: Part 3

Murder and general mayhem sound just like your good old-fashioned fairy tales, something left behind in the myths and legends that belong in forgotten derelict book-shelves. Beware sensationalism but the reality is that it’s all just life, kids.

7 May 2019
Everywhere at the End of Time

The first time I encountered Victor was on a bleak, foggy morning exactly one year ago today. I find it fascinating that one can innocently tug at a single thread and accidentally unravel an entire garment.

7 May 2019
Detik-Detik

Detik pertama, I was drowning and the world softened, an egg dipped in vinegar.

7 May 2019
A Thing with Feathers: Part 3

Maybe the internet is a history machine. Much under the surface. I remember clicking a page of one-on-one RPG blogs: two friends/writers for Something Awful documenting their campaigns for lulz.

7 May 2019
guts and gutters

Things that fall out of people’s purses call out to me, imploring to be returned to what they are (not done being), what they’re made for, who they used to be with.

7 May 2019
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