My race to space in the Axe Apollo Contest is finally over, after 167 days with the space suit. It will likely require fumigation at this point. The results aren’t in yet, but they’ll be announced on www.facebook.com/axecanada. There are way too many people to thank for their support, both in spirit and in practical matters like pie organization, but I’ll try here: Debbie Ha for relentless support throughout the entire campaign. She’s the person not shown in almost every single picture and video. My family for rooting…

Owning Harpies is a disease

My friends, if ever you are to visit Earth, I would advise you to study human medical textbooks cover to cover before attempting anything out of the ordinary, or even anything that might seem ordinary to us. Whilst hiding amidst the displays in the space and science centre, I worked up the courage to speak to a local science enthusiast calling herself Uhura, who refreshed my heart with her open mind and willingness to discuss which star cluster is more mathematically beautiful : M45, the Seven Sisters cluster,…

My T-shirt design is up for scoring this week on threadless.com! Please score it to help it get printed. With your help the design can see the light of shirt-day! It only takes a few minutes,and is greatly appreciated! Check it out: Lame Mon. It’s a parody of a certain store’s slogan-covered bag…

Recently a Seattle woman married a building to protest its demolition. I thought it might have been because of the building’s stamina to remain erect, but evidently it’s a lesbian so that’s a moot point. Although I didn’t intend the scene to be interpreted this way, someone pointed out that my encounter between a hybrid biomechanical building and Kendra in “A Song for Mona” is romantic, almost sexual in nature. I’d like to say, for the record, that I hadn’t heard of any of this building honeymooning until…

I just sent my story trundling through the tubes to EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing. I also bought a Tetris Lottery ticket and am about to scratch it. Wish me luck.

Debbie’s sketches capture the humour of words brilliantly 😀 This is a quote from “A Song for Mona,” a story I intend to submit to Tesseracts 16.

I was pretty crushed when Pluto had its status removed, and was “cast out” of the solar system. Today I was relieved, to hear that the dwarf planet’s feelings weren’t too badly hurt. Apparently its relationship with the rest of the solar system was totally plutonic.