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Supanova Sydney Wrap-up

Supanova Sydney Wrap-up

Wow! Supanova certainly has grown since I went to my first one (maybe) 5 years ago at the Sydney Shipping Terminal. It is now a truly massive and impressive fan convention attracting big star talents & a wide variety of activities; from cosplay contests to live wrestling matches and talks by authors. Of course we had 3 […]

Fan Rage, Women & The Hobbit

Fan Rage, Women & The Hobbit

Now that the new trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is out and Jackson has shown a clear picture of Evangeline Lilly’s newly-created-for-the-movie elfmaid warrior Tauriel ( which I already knew about thanks to the Lego figure of her!), it seems disappointing that the majority of online reactions seems to be misogynistic and packed full […]

DRAGON! or The Hobbit Part 2: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer

Peter Jackson has officially teased us all with the first look at Part 2 of The Hobbit movie trilogy: The Desolation of Smaug! It’ll be interesting to see exactly how Legolas plays a part as it seems to be more than just a cameo from this trailer.. I’m very glad to see more Radagast and […]

The Cerise Slug

The Cerise Slug

Foster’s Rule states that a species gets smaller or larger depending on the resources available to it – this is also known as the Island Rule. Australia isn’t an island, but it is home to some remarkable and unique animals. The reason our fauna is idiosyncratic is due to Australia’s isolation from the other continents […]