This week I continue with a snippet from my unfinished novel, Rani’s Right. Today’s instalment follows on soon after this one but is part of a flashback in which our narrator recalls the moments thinking of Rani while boarding a flight with her boyfriend in her old friend’s home city of Singapore. Enjoy! Continue reading →
This review is for Arcadium by Sarah Gray, a zombie apocalypse story set in Melbourne Australia. The book can be found on Amazon (US) here.
Okay, on with the review…
When I came across a zombie apocalypse story set in my home city of Melbourne I could not go past Sarah Gray’s Arcadium. I’m always drawn to local stories to see how realistically the author presents the locations. I actually discovered a new suburb I didn’t know about! I need to get out west more. Continue reading →
A thought struck me this evening… yes, it does happen occasionally! There’s lots of talk in many countries about banning the burqa because of the difficulty in identifying the person beneath and many other made-up reasons. There’s probably not quite as much talk about why Muslim women wear them or the more revealing hijab in the first place. Is it strictly an Islamic tradition? I’ve heard some claims it isn’t so much a religious requirement as an Arabic cultural thing.
Opinion #1 – The Big Car Dealership Service Department
When replacing brake pads on a standard family car the brake discs must always be machined to nano-scale smoothness to match the surface of the new pads so that braking is maximised, because of course if there are slight imperfections in the disc when the pads are squeezed against the disc, your car won’t stop.