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1:30 p.m. Adrenaline Fuel (Vegetarian)

February 28, 2011 by


Packs a pretty wallop. Psychologist-approved to help production of adrenaline before afternoon sluggishness takes hold. ~~~~~~~ – 2 slices multigrain brown bread (not that fake brown shit, REAL brown, with chewy bits and seeds in) – 1/2 avocado – sea salt – black pepper – fresh goat cheese (about 1 tbsp) – light-coloured honey (wildflower […]

Whining: In Defence of Janet

February 25, 2011 by


There’s been some discussion recently about whining in the blog-o-sphere microclimate of wannabe authors and the publishing professionals who blog for them. 1. An unpublished author and nénette Twitter writes a blog post about the literary agents who rejected her. She tweets this post to all and sundry. 2. Janet Reid, the big cat who stalks […]

Cheap, Yummy Chili Recipe

February 23, 2011 by


I like cooking. A lot. Sometimes I wish I could try being a chef on my blocked days (when everything I write bores me). I have made up recipes on the spot and been told I could sell them. But a food photographer, I ain’t. I heated up enough to fit prettily into one of […]

Social Networking

February 20, 2011 by


It is difficult to get the hang of things. Soldier on, dear friends.

On the Ocean

February 14, 2011 by


Seaside holiday towns during the off-season are some of my favourite places to be. They feel fragile, abandoned — delicate structures built large to accommodate the huge number of tourists that come during the summer but trying not to collapse under their own weight in colder months. In this town, as in most, townspeople don’t […]

I am writing a book.

February 7, 2011 by


It’s called “Maybe & the Wolf” (perhaps with different punctuation after editing). Are you nice? I’m pretty nice. Let’s be friends.