Landed at 5am, flew out at midnight and spent the hours in between wandering around Singapore, a city I’ve flown through many times but never visited before. My friend Devin met me off the plane & pointed me in a bunch of helpful directions. Despite being unaccustomed to muggy, oppressive heat almost thick enough to taste, I alternated between walking and hopping on and off the colour coded metro, scouting my way to Haw Par Villa, Little India, Marina Bay Sands & the Gardens by the Bay, Botanic gardens and a few random malls made attractive by excellent air condition and tall glasses of chilled Tiger beer..
This month I was thrilled to be interviewed on the Drax Files Radio Hour… in VR! Big thanks to Solas for designing my fabulous dress and to Mike for letting me commandeer his VR equipment. Drax grills me on all my favourite subjects and you can watch our digital banter here. Or check out the highlights here!
The 2019 Australian Natcon, Continuum 15, was held at the Hotel Jasper in Melbourne last weekend. Thanks to Belle & the Con Committee for throwing us a fabulous event. Ken Liu and Kate Elliot were terrific guests. A personal highlight for me was scoring the William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or Review for my PhD exegesis! Con photos here.