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Archive 2010-I

What I have been up to in the first quarter of 2010:

January 2010:
  • Enjoyed Australia Day, e.g. walked across the Harbour Bridge and visited the Pylon museum
  • Went to CAL session about the Google Book Settlement
  • Joined XING event
  • Joined InterNations event
  • Manned a stand at the Art & Design Market in Kirribilli
  • Joined calendar launch with the Premier of NSW, Kristina Keneally
  • New Year's Eve party in Sydney
February 2010:
  • Joined FCA get-together
  • Went to Tourism Australia event
  • Listened to Xinran (Message from an unknown Chinese mother) at Stanton Library
  • Took a look at Tropfest
  • Went to literary lunch with Harry M. Miller at the Glenrose Theatre
  • Joined FCA luncheon with the Australian Trade Minister Simon Crean
  • Went to book event (Kink, Stephanie Clifford Smith) in Newtown
  • Started "Professional Editing" course at the NSW Writers' Centre
  • Started "Small Business" course at the Mosman Community College
  • Became the coordinator of the ASA Social Club in the North Sydney areas
  • Self-published my first eBook (Amazon)
  • Joined event "Trends in the digital domain" with Natalie Costa Bir (HarperCollins) run by the Society of Editors (NSW)
March 2010:
  • Completed the "Small Business" course run by David Martin at the Mosman Community College (8 weeks)
  • Went to FCA event about terrorism conspiracies
  • Joined the Fast Twitch writers' group in the Blue Mountains
  • Joined InterNations event
  • Completed an editing project (guide about good manners by June Dally-Watkins)
  • Joined the AGM of the ASA
  • Went to an event about the "China challenge" at the Seymore Centre
  • Went to the committee meeting of the Society of Editors (NSW)
  • Watched Peter Thompson and Peter FitzSimons on the ABC's Talking Heads
  • Joined a literature event with Ilija Trojanow at the Goethe Institute
  • Joined an event at the Lowy Institute about the China reform
  • Joined the AGM of the Society of Editors (NSW); became a general committee member of the organisation