July 2016

I long for Pokemon to simply Go away

This article first appeared in the Sunday Herald Sun POKÉMON Go. Is it good? Bad? Or is it a sure sign of the end of the world? Whatever you may think, it’s definitely damn clever. Instead of wasting months on code and graphics, the makers have used the real world for scenery. It’s just outside with some Read More

The sad, sad end of $1 dumplings in Manhattan

This article first appeared in the Huffington Post If you’re searching for something hot, fresh and edible in Manhattan that’s only one dollar and not pizza, your options just got a little more limited. There are the rare street vendors that still do dollar hotdogs, fried things from Papaya stands, and the radioactive-looking offerings from 7–11. Read More

Taking time to consider a tattoo may be better than regret and removal later

This article first appeared in the Sunday Herald Sun ABOUT 15 per cent of Australians have tattoos, about a third of those have  regrets and just over 10 per cent are having them removed. The numbers of those going under the inky needle are still rising but also going up are the numbers who wish they hadn’t.