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