• IFLS Job Application

    on the 20th of January 2014, I applied for the position of science writer at the “I F*cking Love Science”  website. It has been well over a month, and I’ve [more...]
  • A Consuming Conundrum

    This is a poem I wrote for Worldwatch Institute Europe’s monthly newsletter. The original post can be found here. I have a problem. I’m stuck in a bind; This [more...]
  • Pep Talk

    Sophie Muir Sophie Muir recently made history by not only becoming the first Australian long track skater in 16 years, but is also the first ever female long track olympic [more...]
  • Christmas Post

    gotta get that white balance right for Christmas… Well what have we here, is it that time of year? oh my, how time, it has flown! so give us a smile, it’s been a [more...]
  • Two Drops

    They met strangely facing one to another, each from each side up the slope, towards the peak racing neither knowing another, nor trying to hide gripped by dizzying height [more...]

To MB or not to MB

Saturday, December 6, 2008 // 0 Comments

My application for photo editor of the Spec… that never made it (note: MB = Managing Board) To MB or not to MB, that is the question, whether ’tis nobler in the [more...]

Don’t Miss Your Train

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 // 0 Comments

it is lonely I stare into the belly of the beast column by column, only ribs, no guts a sliver of silver slips ‘tween platforms thunder shakes, rattles, screeches [more...]


Monday, December 31, 2007 // 0 Comments

I weathered the storm of the previous year and in some good company I was here found to welcome January without a fear My feet finally returned to solid ground from abstract [more...]

Some Final (Silly) Words

Monday, December 17, 2007 // 0 Comments

This poem was emailed to all the students in W4400 Dynamics of Climate Variability and Climate Change in the fall of 2007 during a particularly frustrating late night of [more...]

Andrew Kwok’s 21st Speech

Thursday, September 22, 2005 // 0 Comments

I felt it was kind of strange being asked to give a speech for Andrew here today, I mean, I’ve only really known him for about two years. C’mon, hands up, who here has [more...]

SSLC Report for Metric Spaces

Saturday, May 14, 2005 // 0 Comments

620-311 Metric Spaces is a third-year mathematics subject at the University of Melbourne taught by Kris Wysocki. The Staff Student Liaison Committee (SSLC) conducts surveys [more...]

A Poem About Mathematics

Monday, April 19, 2004 // 0 Comments

This poem was written for the Melbourne University Mathematics and Statistic Society’s magazine, Paradox. It is about an experience that I experienced as a first-year [more...]

To Freedom

Friday, January 16, 2004 // 0 Comments

My successor as president of the Melbourne University Amnesty International group, Anthony Nicholas, began a fairly regular weekly poetry reading on something human rights [more...]

Fire-Up Poem for SUFYR 2003

Saturday, October 25, 2003 // 0 Comments

This poem was delivered to the volunteer crew of the Amnesty International comedy gala “Stand Up For Your Rights” by Daniel Yeow about two hours before curtain, in an [more...]