A few weeks ago, I started writing a crazy and messy journal to post up here. It had all this silly stuff about the way people's lives change and how they also don't change, and about the folly of expecting to make sudden changes à la new years resolution. It was rambly and messy and overindulgent. This shall hopefully not be that journal.
I'm just going to give this section of internet a little life update.
I've graduated from university. Honours Bachelor of Environmental Science - Earth Science. Took me 5 years. My habits of staying up late to finish work at the last minute really picked up in the last semester, but it was ultimately one of my best years marks-wise.
But that's pretty much it. I'm proud of myself, but I'm not going to call this a huge step or an end of an era or something. It doesn't feel like that. Falling off a cliff is a huge step. Taking a spaceship off of Earth is a huge step. Literally moving to India is a big step. I walked here, with a shitload and a half of tiny, barely perceptible little steps. The scenery is no different here than it was two years ago.
I'm a little different, though. Not something that changed overnight, but definitely different.
Yeesh, this journal is slowly becoming THAT journal. I digress.
I finally feel like I have time for my own nefarious devices. As I write this I am working on arranging the flaps for a papercraft I hope to post within the next few days, and hopefully get started on. Tomorrow I will resume the D&D (pathfinder) campaign that I (the DM) have kept on hiatus for quite a long time (maybe 3 meetings in the past 2 months) for the sake of school.
I'm drawing again. I'm sure anybody reading this saw Klang quartzhammer.deviantart.com/ar… and are doubtless chomping at the bit for more. (In case you haven't noticed, I'm a fan of the kind of sarcastic humour where you pretend to be really cocky about something. This, internet, is your one free chance to pick up on this fact. Any misinterpretation of my personality from here on is your own responsibility)
*ahem* I'm also staring down a 1/3 complete papercraft of a protoss Immortal on my desk, that I started before this winter, some 300 years ago. At least that's what I get out of it's place in the stratigraphic column on my desk. Right below it I found two roll-up-the-rim winning coffee tabs from at least a year ago, if it's any indication.
Last but not least on the current artistic front is literature. Not writing but reading. Man, I miss reading for fun. It will definitely help with my creativity. I think there was a game of thrones quote about brains needing whetstones and books or something. Although (as a guy who plays monster hunter,) I use whetstones to sharpen hammers so I'm not sure I can understand all these darned metaphors. Maybe I'll read GoT after I'm done reading the more fun and lighthearted Diskworld books i borrowed from a more cultured friend.
That's it for now.
Anyways, thanks for taking time to read this long note about me.
P.S. Holy shit it's nice to be doing stuff towards a goal at 3 AM instead of just browsing the internet.