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CommuniTea Steampunk Weekend.

Three days of steampunk fun and community, and I’m exhausted! I caught up with some old friends, and made new ones. The event was run via Zoom and Discord. I’m not great with tech, so I loved this combo. I just had to click on the posted Zoom links, and it was easy to find…

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I’ve got a (some) secret projects brewing…

And I’m going to tell my Patreon supporters first! So, don’t miss this month’s Patreon Livechat (Sat 13th Adelaide time) or the February ‘Behind the Scenes’ video. Become a Patron! Newsletter subscribers – watch out for this month’s newsletter – for your sneak peek announcements. Image Text: Shhh… I’ve got a secret. Some new projects…

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You’re Invited to Another Online Event – April, 2021

10-12th April: Steampunk CommuniTea Weekend Onine event Save the Dates for my second event of 2021! I’ve been asked to join the Tea Scouts, Madame Askew and the Grand Arbiter, the Temporal Entourage, and the the Tucson Steampunk Society for a panel during their weekend event full of virtual panels, performances, and sundry adventures. Schedule,…

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MassCon 2021 – Wrap Up

I love online events. Not only does it ease my social anxiety, it allows me to meet new friends and catch up with existing friends (and writers, and steampunks) from all over the world. This weekend, the local Adelaide SF/F group, Critical Mass, held their (usually) annual mini con online. The organiser, Roman (a friend),…

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Mass Con 2021 Online event

Join me for my first event of 2021! Sunday 31st January – 12noon – 8pm (ACDT) Mass Con 2021 is an Australian based online (fan) SF con (via Zoom), hosted by the Adelaide SF group, Critical Mass. I’m sitting in on a few panels. Should be fun. Join me for the steampunk tea at 4.20pm…

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Merry Christmas/ Happy Holidays

Thank you for your support this year. Enjoy the holidays. Contact a friend or family member. Share memories. Read a book. Eat chocolate. Be kind to yourself. You deserve it. Virtual hugs to you all, no matter how you’re spending this week. Not long now. 2020 is almost over… Hugs to you all.

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When the Black Dog Howls

It’s been a tough year. I’ve been visited by the Black Dog all too often over the past months. He usually bays at the door, sniffs around my feet,and leaves. This time he’s curled around my legs, only relenting on occasion, to stretch his legs for a while. But there seems no reprieve. He keeps…

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Impromptu Talk at State Library

My event calender is quickly filling up – and sometimes most unexpectedly. Last month I attended a lecture on Victorian fashion and exhibition on The Great Race (1919 air race – the South Aussies won it!) by the State Library of South Australia with our local steampunk group. I’d rung the lecturer/librarian beforehand to warn…

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Obligatory Year in Review, 2019.

Three things have dominated my world this year: writing, steampunk and health. Writing-wise: May saw the publication of my fifth book, The Department of Curiosities. I started this book back in 2012. The manuscript lay unfinished. (How can one write adventure when mentally drowning?) After finding a glimmer of light, with Aunt Enid in 2018,…

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Time Travellers’ Picnic 2019

Steampunks and time travellers converged on Adelaide Botanic Gardens for a picnic. We were blaessed with glorious weather and had a visit from the Lost Ninth Legion. Finally posting the event video.  A little late? Ha! Time is irrelevent.  

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