A few months ago, some friends encouraged me to start using Patreon – a system where people can donate small amounts to support my writing.
This is a reproduction of my column about tattoos and regulation in Nelson for the Nelson Mail, published by them 25 June 2014.
I often talk about “my pain” and I know people probably wonder what I mean. What sort of pain? Where? What does it feel like? These are difficult questions to Continue Reading →
There’s two things the New Zealand political scene doesn’t need right now. One: Another “party” led by men. Two: Another joke party.
“Brilliance, it seems, is the product of a well-rested mind, not artistic all-nighters.”
You probably read that title and thought “Um, no? I don’t want to?” Yeah. Cages aren’t fun. That’s what chronic illness is like.
I get some pretty hilarious (awful) comments on my columns and most of the time I don’t engage. I also don’t usually make a point of singling someone out, but Continue Reading →
It’s been a tough week. I’m on hiatus from most online activities at the moment, trying to give myself some headspace to do some thinking about… well, life, I guess.