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2018 Awards Eligibility

With 2018 almost done, awards season is once again gearing up. Which means it’s time for my obligatory eligibility post. Work I’ve Reviewed The Ditmar Awards The Ditmars are Australia’s popularly-voted awards for SFF. Traditionally, they’re presented at NatCon. In 2019 that will be Continuum 15, held in Melbourne 7-10 June. Works I’ve reviewed that […]

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Loose-leaf Links #71

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is Afternoon Tea from Lupicia. Despite the colour, it doesn’t taste strongly of tannin, thanks to the blend of Darjeeling and Assam. It is […]

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Loose-leaf Links #70

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is Sir Earl from Tea Garden Co. It’s a delightful Earl Grey blend which is not too harsh with its bergamot. One of the […]

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Loose-leaf Links #69

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is Quince Sencha from Adore Tea. I was a bit taken aback by this tea, finding it sweeter than I expected, and tasting a […]

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Loose-leaf Links #68

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is Ruby Red Rosehip from T2. This blend mixes rosehips, hibiscus and rosebuds. The combination is fragrant and tart, and has become my favourite […]

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Loose-leaf Links #67

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is Summer Passion Fruit by The 1872 Clipper Tea Co. It smells as tropical as it sounds and will appeal to anyone who loves […]

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Loose-leaf Links #66

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is Royal Chai from Adore Tea. This is a sweeter chai that tastes faintly of coconut to me, despite having none present. Follow Up […]

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Loose-leaf Links #65

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is Elder Flower Blend from the Tea Centre. It’s a bit more subtle than some flavoured blacks with a taste reminiscent of berries. I’m […]

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Lapsang Souchong, Lupicia, Loose-leaf Links, loose-leaf tea, Earl Grey Editing

Loose-leaf Links #64

Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is Lapsang Souchong by Lupicia. I bought this while in Melbourne for Continuum and I’ve been drinking it non-stop ever since. The tea itself […]

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Loose-leaf Links #63

  Loose-leaf Links is a feature where I gather together the interesting bits and pieces on sci-fi, fantasy and romance I’ve come across and share them with you over tea. Today’s tea is Buddha’s Tears from T2. It’s a light green tea flavoured with jasmine, good with meals or whenever you need something gentle and […]

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