far away and farther still | Tasmania

I liked Melbourne. And then I was on a train, and a lunatic driven by faith drove a car into a throng of people at Flinders Street. I was shaken, but managed to put it out of my mind, at least until I received a panicked call from across the Pacific after seeing the news. … Continue reading far away and farther still | Tasmania

Australia | this impulse of mine

I almost didn't make it here. Tickets were a last minute scramble. The decision to come was also an impulsive one. The Friday I set out, I had gone through the wringer at work, ending many months of a murky situation, and was quite sure I'd miss the flight. Fifteen hours later, I found myself … Continue reading Australia | this impulse of mine

This been the damn world

I was watching a snippet of Colbert's late show, where the host is interviewing Billy Bush, of the Access Hollywood tape notoriety. It seemed just yesterday that the tape was leaked, but it has been quite some time since then. We had Ellen Pao and Susan Fowler here. There were many celebrities and professionals in … Continue reading This been the damn world