Festivals Galore!

I haven’t said much on the blog recently, because I’ve been busy! (Probably a little too busy for my own sanity). I’ve started a new job AND have been working on Issue 2, which is nearly on its way out into the big, bad world. I’m also going to be appearing at a whole bunch […]

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Love, but just a little unhinged

After playing in Melbourne to rave reviews, Emily Vascotto finally brings Screw Loose to Brisbane. Featuring a combination of covers, original songs, and pieces from little-known musicals, Vascotto tells a story of love, woe, and every other emotion in between. Love can be hard for the laywoman, let alone one who loves to excess. From holding hands […]

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Railing Against the White Man

As an Asian woman, it’s not a big surprise that I’m no fan of the white man. My feelings towards the white man have usually been quite tempered, thanks to the idea that people (especially women) of colour are not allowed to be angry about issues that make them angry. We’re not allowed to be […]

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Conversations

“Do you put your nationality on your resume?” “No, mum, why would I do that?” “Just so people know you can speak English, and so they don’t think you’re an international student.” “But they will know I speak English when I talk to them. I have an Australian accent!” “Yeah, but you know how people […]

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Neo-AUS Citizenship Test

What is the proper name for a sausage in bread when bought before or after voting at an election? How many packets of Tim Tams should you pack if you’re visiting friends overseas? Explain the difference between it’s and its. List your favourite Australian foods and explain why. Is China friend or food? Which is […]

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Life Update

So, it’s been a while. I can’t believe it’s already the second week of March – though I guess if I look back on what I’ve done so far this year, I… can. I’ve been doing a lot of writing. A LOT. It was the point of stepping back from studying, but it’s still a […]

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Pre-orders have arrived!

If you know me in real life, you’re probably sick of me harping on about this, but I’m going to go ahead and do it anyway. Pre-orders have dropped for Pencilled In, my magazine-baby. It’s chock full of amazing art by some extraordinarily talented Asian Australian artists, and I’m so proud that Rachel and I […]

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Busy busy busy bee is Me

This is just a short blog post to let people know what I’m up to – and why I may not be as active on this blog for the next couple of months. Even though I’m not going to uni this year, I’ve managed to corral together way too many things to do, so now […]

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