News and Social Media: Access to Public Transport and Education

Today's post is a little off topic, its for an assignment for my subject News and Social Media in my Bachelor of Creative Arts Industries, so if readers want to skip this post, that's perfectly fine (especially since it's going to come across as a bit of a rant, apologies in advance). Today's post will … Continue reading News and Social Media: Access to Public Transport and Education

Camp NaNoWriMo: April 2016

Camp NaNoWriMo begins on the 1st of April, which means I'm going to be MIA for the next month while I attempt to write 50 000 words towards my Pushing Boundaries manuscript, a project I plan to have finished writing, edited and ready for publishing by the end of the University semester (I'm hoping for … Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo: April 2016

Author Event: A Romantic Career @ MWF

Victoria University were offering the opportunity to apply for the position of event reviewer and/or article editor for The Melbourne Writer's Festival, I applied for it, thinking along the lines that "I probably won't get it as so many other people will be applying as well", however I received an email and apparently I was … Continue reading Author Event: A Romantic Career @ MWF

Author Spotlight: K. A. Cook

Those who are regular readers of my blog may have noticed I tend to mention Queer Without Gender often and readers may have also noticed that Kim is one of my biggest discussion contributors in the comments section. So, given recent circumstances, I figured I would give Kim some well-deserved forward promotion. Writing Style: This … Continue reading Author Spotlight: K. A. Cook

Another Brick In The Wall

I hesitate with this post because I'm reluctant to complain about a first world problem, especially since there are so many people in different parts of the world actively stopping girls and women from gaining an education However, I have been reassured that it's okay to give voice to our struggles, that when we … Continue reading Another Brick In The Wall

Platform 16

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, come one and all! With great pride and trepidation, I present to you the digital edition of Platform Magazine, Volume 16: VU_ePLATFORM 16 The amazing K. A. Cook and Emaunel Cachia have led an awesome team of Editors into the arena of Publishing and have come out victorious, Victorious I say! … Continue reading Platform 16

Scholarly Pursuits Part 3

This video was shown in one of my tutorial classes with relevance to the topic of Asylum Seekers And I have to confess, as usual Wil Anderson is bang on the money about Asylum Seekers, which is such a big issue in Australia when it really shouldn't be. Australian's have much higher priorities than … Continue reading Scholarly Pursuits Part 3

Scholarly Pursuits

One of the best and worst things about University is that you have to study Social Issues and one of those issues that was discussed in my Knowing and Knowledge A lecture and Tutorial was the steady rise of anti-Islamic or anti-Muslim propaganda that has been occurring in Australia since before September 11, 2001. Problem … Continue reading Scholarly Pursuits