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The incoming passenger card

On the plane for Australia, the cabin crew will give you an important official paper called the Incoming Passenger Card.
This card is for everyone entering Australia to fill up and present it to the Australian customs / Border Protection Service on arrival. 345 more words

The Arrival

The first impression when you arrive in an Australian backpacker

95% of the people in the hostels of Sydney are backpackers on Working Holiday Visa.
I’m not joking.

That may be approximate stats, but that’s what it is. 216 more words

Special WHV

Full Author Interview

As promised, I checked with the Self-Publishing Review and they gave me permission to post my author interview with Cate Baum, SPR’s co-founder, in full. 1,141 more words

Dakota Kemp

Classic Film, New Review-- The Arrival (1996)

This week, Chris and Kathy’s Bloody Good Horror review is for the 1996 sci-fi action-thriller The Arrival.  Starring a thankfully subdued Charlie Sheen (although the nervy paranoia does remind viewers of his later talk radio manifesto) and directed by under-appreciated thriller director David Twohy, the film is a fun relic of a specific cinematic time and place, and worth revisiting.

Check it out HERE.

The Arrival wins the Full Moon Fantasy Award!

Hey everyone!  I find myself beyond ecstatic today, because I can officially call myself an award-winning author.  The Arrival just won The Self-Publishing Review’s Full Moon Fantasy Award for the year’s best self-published fantasy novel!  88 more words

Dakota Kemp


It’s 12:01am. I’m sat in the dark, the only light in the room is coming from my computer monitor. This is me right now.

That’s because I’m replaying… 317 more words


Slender: the Arrival (PS3)

When the original Slender: the Eight Pages was unleashed in 2012, it garnered praise for its involving, yet simple approach to the survival horror genre. Many a YouTuber recorded their experience with this PC title, much to the general public’s amusement. 436 more words