Living List Tick – Run a Spartan Race

It’s hard to know where to start with writing this post. It would be nice to be able to include video montages and tales of intense training, virtuous eating habits and lots of phrases about the race that involve verbs of how I managed to “attack”, “own” and “dominate” it – but the truth is far…

Eltham Festival of Stories

A flying in-and-out post today, but I really wanted to bring attention to a fantastic event that I will be a part of very soon – the Eltham Festival of Stories. For the cost of a gold coin donation which will go to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, there is an entire day of programming and…

What I’m Reading September 2017

When I was perusing the bookshop at last month’s Melbourne Writers Festival, I was excited to see The Last Days of Jeanne d’Arc by Ali Alizadeh on the shelf. I admire his poetry – ‘Marco Polo‘ is one of my favourite poems – and was curious to explore his prose, which I hadn’t read, while learning more about…