Info. Friday, Jun 27 2008 

When the minifigure was first introduced 30 years ago, it was given the iconic yellow skin tone to reflect the non-specific and transcendental quality of a child’s imagination.

So now you know.


Le sigh. Monday, Jun 23 2008 

Four months ago I set myself a deadline that I’d have another draft written by the end of june. It’s now about one week until the end of june and I have approximately 600 words to show for it. Hmm…

The only progress I’ve made is of the mental persuasion. I’ll start writing something, then I’ll stop writing after 300 words because of some gut feeling that what I’m writing is wrong. Then I’ll examine that gut feeling and come to a conclusion about what I should actually be writing instead.

I like to think I’m slowly improving my writing this way, but unfortunately this entire process takes about three months.

The only thing I’ve written that I haven’t deleted was something I was inspired to write while I was half asleep. And probably the only reason I haven’t had a bad gut feeling about it is that I have no idea what it’s supposed to mean.

I should probably just follow my guts.

The last time I updated the software on my computer they seem to have amended Quicktime so that when I watch videos downloaded from YouTube, I no longer have sound. Grr…

Moore Wilson broke an embargo. Monday, Jun 16 2008 

I think I may have developed internetphobia at some point. Today I found out that I own a transformer that no one else in the world can buy for another couple of months, and yet I can’t go into a transformers forum and gloat about it, even though this is the only possible course of action I can take. I just really, really don’t like interacting with random anonymous people on the internet. I knew I had a problem when I found it hard to continue writing Subcutaneous when someone made a positive comment about my work, but I didn’t realise it was this bad. How can someone not gloat when they own a toy before anyone else in the world does?

Lament. Saturday, Jun 14 2008 

I wish I were this cool.

Um… huzzah! Saturday, Jun 7 2008 

My creative output for the last week may have been nothing more than a doodle on a scrap of paper at work, but at least it’s a start.