Book Reviews

Nat reviews Bikes Not Rockets: Intersectional Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories

This awesome collection of 11 short stories answers the question that has always bothered me in science fiction “Why aren’t there any bicycles?” This is the 5th book in the series published by Microcosm Publishing edited by Elly Blue. When the opportunity came up to review this book for our blog Sam knew I was… Continue reading Nat reviews Bikes Not Rockets: Intersectional Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories

Sat with Nat

My self-care tetradecathlon 

There’s been some big stress things happening in my life the past couple months and it’s starting to drag me down. So I’ve been ramping up my self-care. I’m not sure how many things there are but here we go. (Turns out there’s 14!) Cardio Mondays & Wednesdays with Anthony  Cxworx Tuesdays & Fridays with… Continue reading My self-care tetradecathlon 

disability · Sat with Nat · traveling

WisCon41 all the feels about disability 

I had a great time at WisCon last year and was delighted when David had offered to go together.  It’s a long drive from London, Ontario to Madison, Wisconsin but totally worth it! This year I brought my swimsuit, running shoes and yoga mat. I did swim Thursday night to stretch after the drive down. The… Continue reading WisCon41 all the feels about disability 

Sat with Nat

WisCon40 and functional fitness 

Rally David invited me to travel with him to WisCon this year. It’s a feminist sci-fi/fantasy convention held in Madison on Memorial Day Weekend. It’s a full day’s drive from London, Ontario and we left early on Thursday to be there ahead of the Friday morning writers’ workshops.  When we got out of the car… Continue reading WisCon40 and functional fitness 

injury · Sat with Nat

When it doesn’t come easy

I’m sitting and writing while icing my right calf. I pulled it on Thursday night’s soccer game after maybe ten minutes of play. I’m loving soccer but even warming up and being careful doesn’t mean I won’t get injured. I’ve been thinking a lot about my tendency to share when my fitness goals are not going… Continue reading When it doesn’t come easy