A Quirky Read During A Crazy Time So, it’s been a while since my last update. Between work, having Covid, family health crises, a failing computer and just overall chaos, blogging has fallen to the wayside. Yet, I’m still reading like crazy in this time, across a wide array of genres. One of these books... Continue Reading →
An Interesting Look into the Story of Australian Journalism Journalism has been forever changed. Between the digital revolution, loss of trust with the public and immense job losses, journalism has lost a lot of its former prestige. Australia, like so many western nations, has had these issues plague its journalism industry. It’s with this that... Continue Reading →
Few books have polarised me like Frank Herbert’s Dune has. On one side, I love its worldbuilding and influence on science fiction. On the other hand, I’ve hated it for being a story that drags on when reading it.
It’s that magical time for writers and book lovers in Adelaide again; Adelaide Writer’s Week. To get excited for this time, I have included some authors who are going to be at this year’s event. These authors come from a variety of genres and backgrounds with many great stories to tell.
Geoff Goodfellow is easily my favourite poet. Born and raised in Adelaide, South Australia, Goodfellow’s raw, working-class poetry speaks to me unlike a majority of poetry I’ve previously read. Read more to find out why this is my second recommended read for 2022.
Matt Glasby's 2021 Analysis into fear in film is a wonderfully crafted book with beautiful illustrations and great films discussed. Read more to find out why this is my first recommended read for 2022.
Jeff VanderMeer's Dead Astronauts is an interesting take on the much done post-apocalyptic genre. Unfortunately, it's a book that's dead in space water...
The great terror takes a trip Down Under in this short story collection of Australian based Cthulhu stories.
Welcome to Book Talk: the monthly discussion series in which I give my thoughts on what I’ve read in a month. This month I travelled to the gothic terrors in Wakenhyrst and to the radical future of the 1970s in Foster, You’re Dead. This is the final Book Talk in this format. I have decided... Continue Reading →