At the end of the week when everyone was sharing the picture of the sea on fire—the one that shows flames emerging from the ocean like the Eye of Sauron and around it three boats trying to put the fire out with water despite the fact that the fire is already in the ocean—I went …
Yesterday I went to see an exhibition of Australian Impressionist paintings with my friend. I accidentally went to the wrong museum first and was waiti…
The thing that we call “the internet” is obviously not just a technology but what is it? Some make sense of things by referring to it as a virtual spac…
One Friday evening last year during lockdown in New York Jess suggested that we order schnitzel for dinner. Both of us were at the time vegetarians. Bu…
The first time I heard Frank O'Hara's poem, Having a Coke With You, was in 2008. I was taking a poetry class at university. Each week we'd learn about …
I really enjoy looking at family photo albums. I like to see what someone’s parents looked like when they were in their 30s. I like seeing baby photos …
The other day I was trying to remember the first thing I ever wrote. Not the type of writing I was instructed to do in the first years of school. I mea…
In summer a few friends and I get together to make pickled cucumbers. In Melbourne there are very few good pickles. Store bought ones are usually prese…
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