Author Archives: Becadroit

About Becadroit

A writer.

Keeping an eye out for shiny things

One of the things I like about language is how it can become specialised. Last year I learned (a little) of the language of archery. This year,  I am learning something of the language quilters use (interestingly it is very … Continue reading

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In deep

No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man. – Heraclitus I am getting to understand that in the swimming pool, the volume of the water bears you up as much as it … Continue reading

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I wasted a day

I wasted my Saturday talking to friends and thinking about fear and the  future. It was wasted preparing for Sunday, when I helped sew my quilt. I wasted it wandering through a gallery looking at art. I dallied over my … Continue reading

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Review: Much Adoing around the Globe

On a bright, increasing warm afternoon, I attended a matinée showing of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing at the Pop Up Globe. The crowd was in a good humour and the performances were cheeky and energetic. It’s been ages since … Continue reading

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Review: Ragnarok-ing the boat

This is the usual warning: spoilers be ‘ere. Yes, of course I saw Thor: Ragnarök. And it’s everything all the reviews are saying. It is funny, and effervescently bright with a taste of somethings 80s, like a good-humoured summer time … Continue reading

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Review: Evolution, the art of Roma McLaughlin

Across Victoria right now there is much to do and take part in. You can barely sneeze without having to apologise to some sort of pop-up festival or annual event or show. Yet, it is not all about Melbourne’s CBD, … Continue reading

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One invisible story

Indulge me for a moment as I present these facts. Women make half the food and fibre in the world. The entire freaking world. Up until 23 years ago any Australian woman filling in the Census could not be categorised … Continue reading

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