I live at the beach with my partner, 2 cats and 2 dogs. We enjoy the rural views, the fresh air and quiet, and all the birds and frogs around the place. Horses graze nearby, and cows often come to the paddock next door.
Reading for fun
When I read for fun I prefer sci-fi and detective novels — both at the same time is a real bonus! Strong female lead characters is pretty much essential too. Here are my current favourites.
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
I especially enjoy her Retrieval Artist series.
Jana DeLeon’s Miss Fortune series is good fun and a good read. Her characters are highly original and very entertaining.
I enjoy discovering sciencey things and trying to take good photos. I enjoy writing for fun, which is usually blogging these days. I sometimes take walks without the dogs, ride my bike, and would kayak more if, if, if …
I always like messing about on my Mac, including finding ways to be more efficient by using software such as Applescript, Keyboard Maestro, TextExpander and the like.
I’m starting to become interested in the whole topic of ageing in an ageist society. A recent discovery is the book This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism: