Launch week (eek!)

Ok, I've started having Launch Stress Dreams. I'm legendary for this sort of thing – it's like my brain works through every possible permutation of what can, may, will, almost certainly won't, should and/or is incredibly-unlikely-unless-we-break-through-into-another-space/time-continuum happen. Seriously. I think I can discard the “room turning into a disco danceoff session, with John Travolta naked” …

booklaunch – Tusiata Avia’s “Bloodclot”

Last night I went to the launch of Tusiata Avia's second collection, "Bloodclot". It was a good launch – a bit of a who's-who of the female portion of the Christchurch literary scene. Held upstairs in the Debating Chamber at Our City O-Tautahi, (which used to be the Christchurch Tourist Information Centre when I first visited Christchurch). The …