airborne (perspective)

AND here i am again sit­ting in a seat in the sky rocky, knocked against the seat­belt, thinking how peaceful and my three-and-a-half year old waiting at the gate, thinking not ready to go, not this time, as we glide down and i see your...

Another rape in cyberspace

The Char­lotte Dawson case, which has now res­ulted in her hos­pit­al­isa­tion, says a lot about the way that women are treated in social media spaces and the diver­gent tac­tics that are used to address the issue. Let’s leave aside for a moment...

out of sorts

my clothes don’t match today such a simple thing to turn con­fident strides into frumpy shrinking such a long way from flowing ochre silks or scarlet coats; my mind hunches in con­cert, nar­rowed, pinched, as if the scope of thought...

Sliding into Sydney

When we were young we watched incan­des­cent flick­ering images of people rising like a sea from train sta­tions, koy­aan­isqatsi in the Val­halla cinema on Glebe Point Road late at night and we swore we would never become one of these face­less...

I’m a feminist and I support Wikileaks

Whenever I’ve raised the com­plex inter­ac­tions I see around the arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, I find myself mired in defending my pos­i­tion. If I say I sup­port his work and that I wel­come the new world where gov­ern­ments...