I’ve been agonising over whether to post this M/S/C instalment, for the same reasons that I get a bit squicky over RPS. Are reality TV hosts fictionalised enough that we can have a bit of fun with their on-screen personae?… Read More ›
Shitlist: Rip Curl
So I had to cover a scrapbook for the Lad’s schoolwork. “No problem”, sez I. “I have to go to the Post Office anyway”, sez I. “I’ll just grab some while I’m there,” sez I. So I went to the… Read More ›
Whoydensday: Open Spoilers Thread
Exactly what it says on the tin: have at it in comments, with spoilers and rumours you may have heard regarding the upcoming Doctor Who specials, and Torchwood S3, which is due to air in mid-June. And because I don’t… Read More ›
Whoydensday: Old-Skool Feminism
Well, now that my life has finally settled back down a bit, I should be back to bringing you your regular Whoydensday updates. 🙂 There are certainly lots of exciting things going on at the moment, what with David Tennant’s… Read More ›
Severely injured asylum seekers and the right to privacy
As Aussies probably know, folks on a boat were rescued by the Navy up off Ashmore Reef this week, after their boat caught fire. The origin of the fire is a matter of some dispute. The Liberal (conservative) Premier of… Read More ›
Quickhit: Needs More Glitter
Girls Red Comics – And They’re Pissed! has a new post up! Check out Needs More Glitter, by Karen Healey. She is responding to this article, “Marvel Debuts Female Apparel and Cosmetics“. Karen writes: Anyway, I’m back, lured by the… Read More ›
Whoydensday Quickhit (Thursday Edition): Planet of the Dead Trailer!
I must apologise for slacking off on the Whoydensday posts recently — I have been much consumed with trying to find a new place to live, a dodgy home internet connection, and trying to get some small amount of uni… Read More ›
Gricers in the Mist
Taken yesterday at the Zig Zag heritage railway, near Lithgow, NSW. A gricer is a steam locomotive enthusiast, and my husband has been one since childhood. He got to ride on the footplate back up the mountain, so he won’t stop smiling about that for at least a week.
This shot was taken as they purged the boilers to get rid of waste sludge.
Friday Hoyden: Sookie Stackhouse
It’s a while since we’ve done a fictional hoyden, and I’m enjoying the series Trueblood, in which Sookie is the primary character, so far (Episode 4 of Season 1, based on the Southern Vampire series of novels by Charlaine Harris)…. Read More ›
Whoydensday: Fix-it fic (with bonus women-kicking-arse picspam)
Fanfiction has a pretty interesting relationship with Doctor Who — after all, ever since the 80s, most of the people writing for the show grew up as fans, and that’s even more true today — indeed, both Russell T. Davies… Read More ›