Into Hyperspace

It’s funny how words have the power to shape our experience of reality. Like, have you noticed that adding the prefix ‘hyper’ onto random words instantly makes things seem more fun, as though you’re in the midst of a high-stakes mecha plot? For example: I made some hyper porridge for breakfast this morning. It was …

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Interstate Glass Troubles

Long-distance work really is giving me a serious headache, both in the regular sense and by way of metaphor. Here we are stuck in Melbourne and handed a major project taking place in Canberra, so I guess they expect us to shuttle back and forth every other day like that doesn’t cost massive amounts of …

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Move for Independence!

So we just spent a week on stakeout. That’s cool. I mean, stakeout constitutes most of our job. I have my coping mechanisms, and also, a handheld console that I can use to entertain myself for hours. I don’t play it while I’m supposed to be keeping watch, though – at least, not very much. …

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Fix Your Traffic!

I like travelling, I really do. I’m not a travel-head who posts Instant-Gram pictures with captions like ‘leave only footprints, take only memories…’ and otherwise rubs my wealth in other people’s faces by going on elaborate cruises. And posting pictures every day. With a million hashtags. I like travelling, but I just think it comes …

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