Monthly Archives: April 2016

Photo Friday:A Cacophony of Costumes!

This weeks Photo Friday is a compilation of some of the amazing costuming talent we have here in Adelaide, seen at last weekend’s Oz Comic Con.           I loved the detail of Samwise costume My favourite costume of the day was Matt – cosplayed by Matthew (who used to radar station – really!)…

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On The Trials of Convention Costuming

It is convention season again. Time to rummage through the costume cupboard to rejuvenate and re-accessorise a costume. It’s the usual story: I was going to make a new costume for Oz Comic Con. Honest. I even made a new casual steampunk skirt back in December. I had intended to make a matching under-the-bust corset. Hmm. That is still…

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Photo Friday: An Ancient Devon Rex

I never thought I was a cat person. After long deliberation, I think I am a specific cat person. Not just any cat will do. And, like my human relationships, it takes a long time to deal with endings. Yesterday marked one year after the loss of my dear Tisha. She was twenty-two years old. That…

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Steampunk Hot Potatoes

Originally posted on David Lee Summers' Web Journal:
At a number of steampunk conventions I attend, my friends David Drake and Katherine Morse run a programming item called the Hot Potato School of Writing. This is a method of collaborative…

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It’s Camp NaNoWriMo Time!

Regular readers will know I use NaNoWriMo as one of my procrastination busters. It provides a clear goal – with a set word count time and a time limit.  Most importantly it is a public pledge/announcement of my intentions. It’s the public bit that spurs me on. It’s like a promise: If I don’t at least…

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