Posts

357. Houses

Visited JMO because we need to borrow his house while our own apartment is renovated. Actually it is the apartment above us, but they need to shift the toilet and kitchen pipes on all floors, too. Quite a fucking bother with a baby in the house, but there you have it.… Read more

355. Not Dead Yet

Did a lot of client work today for people who have already paid me, but which is fine, since they might come back and pay me to do more on their websites. It is, though, not the currency of the soul and these days I feel I really need to get back to … some sense of my soul that is deeper than just family, work and worrying (about other family).… Read more

354. A World of Good

Char and Jay left to go out for a medical appointment and then down south to Char’s mum to stay, while I finish the borrowed house’s cleaning and some workers for the nth day renovate in our apartment block.

I had to drive back and forth to The Big City with all the stuff we had brought out to the borrowed house in the Provincial City over almost 2 months, and was very tired when I finally got home.… Read more

351. Refocusing The Purpose

Lots of work today for an old client who returned to buy some more help for his webshop, so that is not important only good. What is important is trying to sum up some good observations from my recent Looking Back-exercise (which also includes a great deal of looking forward).

Here it is then … a very key part of my life right now – the reason I am doing The Blog:

It is blogging that gives me the sense of strength; that I reflect and feel deeply about something with a view to the silver lining.… Read more

350. Looking Back (iii)

Some belated thoughts about where I have been and where I am going …

Art & Creativity & Stories

I have belatedly realized that a prime driver of my year-long attempts to get back to the (comic book) drawing board, has been a personal ‘flaw’ if you will; the sense that I should do something to regain the recognition I felt I had from parents and peers when I was a boy and was good at drawing.… Read more