Sudden passing

I got a phone call out of the blue today from deep­skin , who I haven’t seen for about four years. He was calling with bad news: Lisa Chivers, who was style editor on The (Mel­bourne) Magazine at The Age, and who I knew reas­on­ably well when...

I’m a real journalist again

Thanks to a last minute thought on Friday as we passed the Moscone Center, I rang my friend Mat­thew [2], who just hap­pens to be the editor of Aus­tralian Mac­world, and muttered some­thing about cov­ering the World Wide Developers Con­fer­ence for him. So,...

Protected: Yes, I’m posting a lot today

I’m pretty down. I think I have PMS (I still prefer the Aus­tralian pre-menstrual Ten­sion for this but I said I was going with Chicago style…). But on top of that, there’s some family stuff going on and then last night, Marie Claire’s fea­ture editor...

Protected: Second Life, just like the first

Funny how when you decide you’ll have to do freel­ance again to get by, you sud­denly have offers without actu­ally pushing for them. Marie Claire has com­mis­sioned an art­icle from me on Second Life… Yes, of course, says I, con­sid­ering that they’re offering 65...