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A minor hiccup… back to reality.

The problem with chronic health issues and anxiety is you never know what the next 24 hours holds in store. On Sunday night, I woke at about 3.30am. My feet (left leg), lips and fingers were tingly. Not always a good sign. My pulse felt like it was fluttering. Nausea swept over me. I panicked.…

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Adelaide Steampunk Festival – Virtually There

It’s almost time for the 2020 Adelaide Steampunk Festival. This is the 7th year for the event… Plot #1: Virtually there. … and the first I won’t be able to attend in person, as an author. Argghhh. Covid sucks. I’m still stuck at home. Being in (a couple of) risk groups is frustrating. I made…

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Isolation tips #6: have a cuppa

Another isolation tip. Have a cuppa, ┬áchill and relax. We’re all in this together. https://youtu.be/wmoQ3tz5aLs

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Isolation tip #5

I’ve been concentrating on all the things I have to be thankful for. A thankful jar can help keep thoughts positive. Keep safe everyone. Hugs. https://youtu.be/ByFPXKG67A4

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Isolation tip #2

We’re all in this together. Relax. Stay well. Stay safe. I’m back, sharing another tip for surviving isolation at home. Hugs to you all https://youtu.be/6Yl7xIc3tsk

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Isolation tips #1

We’re all in this together. Relax. Stay well. Stay safe. Now, I’ve finally got my voice back (sort of), I’m sharing a few thoughts on how I get through working at home, and and tips for surviving isolation. Hugs to you all

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An unforeseen change of plans…

This time last year I was preparing to release my latest steampunk novel, The Department of Curiosities. I was in New Zealand, with my Dearheart, doing Lord of the Rings tours on the North Island, and finishing up at the Oamaru Steampunk Festival, down South. We had a ball. Met Smaug, stayed in a Victorian…

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Patron Video Reward Public Reveal: Need More Tea!

Last year, I asked my upper tier supporters, how long should I wait before releasing parts of the Behind the Scenes Patreon reward videos for public viewing. The concesus was about three months… This short video, Need More Tea Kappys Road Trip, was part of the October, 2019 Behind the Scenes Patreon reward. It has…

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New Year: 2020 Plans (so far)

Happy new year! The new year has brought mixed feelings down here in Australia. Bushfires are still burning. Friends have been evacuated, here in South Australia, Victoria and NSW. We wait to hear if they have a home to return to. I don’t think there’s anyone in Australia not either affected directly or knows someone…

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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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