Flash Fiction

Snow and the City, with Bonus Frostbite

Daylight saving started in New York City on Sunday March 8, where I now reside. Completely unlike Australia, where the days are already getting longer when the clocks change, in New York the streets are still covered in snow, and the top temperature is often below freezing. Seeing a city covered in snow is bizarre, Read More

My name’s not Matthew

I’m coming to Mackay, Middlemount, Dysart & Moranbah in Queensland! That’s exciting. As part of the Anywhere Theatre Festival (from March 13 to 22) I’ll be performing two shows (all tix only $15): Mining My Own Business (in Mackay, Middlemount, Dysart & Moranbah) http://anywherefest.com/mining 2015 – When We Were Idiots (comedy history walking tour in Mackay) http://anywherefest.com/walking-tour Read More

The light at the end of the tunnel

I’m coming to Mackay, Middlemount, Dysart & Moranbah in Queensland! That’s exciting. As part of the Anywhere Theatre Festival (from March 13 to 22) I’ll be performing two shows (all tix only $15): Mining My Own Business (in Mackay, Middlemount, Dysart & Moranbah) http://anywherefest.com/mining 2015 – When We Were Idiots (comedy history walking tour in Mackay) http://anywherefest.com/walking-tour Read More

The Apple Store Head Explosion

Why is the Apple Store still a thing? All the staff in that same shirt with hipster flourishes like partially shaved hair, knitted bangles and non-prescription glasses. They’re like a really smug cult. Then there’s really only four things for sale. iPhone, iPod, iPad and laptops. Which you can get at about a hundred different Read More

My Worst Ever New Year’s Eve (Flash Fiction Piece 3 & a true story)

First appeared on Byte Stories: http://www.bytestories.com/story/8a33a73/my-worst-ever-new-years-ever It was twelve years ago. In the month before, I’d broken up with my second serious girlfriend. In the week before, I’d been involved in a team kayak race that finished on NYE in Swan Hill. At 9pm on NYE I got chatting to a girl in a pub. Read More

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