~ ~Scribo ergo sum~ ~ I am an author and musician living in Australia and this is my blog about stuff and whatnot. Sometimes I post my writing and most of the time it's good. I love The Cure and Doctor Who so expect that stuff here. I also post weird shit, wordporn, and cats. You can find links to my writing (and other stuff) below:
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me: hey i’m kinda good at this writing thing
*reads other people’s writing*
me: i am a literary potato



"Well meaning adults can easily destroy a child’s love of reading - do not discourage children from reading because you feel they’re reading the wrong thing. There is no such thing as the wrong thing to be reading and no bad fiction for kids." - Neil Gaiman

I remember the strange panic attack before I went on to give this speech: the conviction that I wouldn’t be able to read what I’d written, or speak in articulate sentences. I wound up talking (in my head at least I was talking) in a really slow and measured way, because I was not certain any of it would make sense, or that I’d be able to get through it.

Which I mention only because I get lots of messages in Tumblr asks, asking how I got to be so good at this, or how people can do things if they are scared or stressed or things are too hard. And the only answer I really have is, you do it anyway. But maybe you breathe and do it a bit slower than normally.

my explanation for my every action




Imagine that one day the whole world would look like this.



The Chariot - The Cat Empire Live at the Tivoli 2014 

(adjective) In the list of one of the most 100 beautiful words in the English language, ineffable’s beauty lies in its flowing sound and meaning. Ineffable describes the sentiment of being unable to express something in words because it is too extreme to communicate; words cannot possibly do justice at this particular moment. ←



how to make friends

You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.
Oscar Wilde




Spiders with water droplet hats are something I really needed to know about.

I have a bad phobia of spiders but this is freaking adorable alright

But why