So, if you’re not following me on Twitter (@OneillCam) then you may have missed the fact that I’ve now finished the first draft of the Zemlya sequel. It’s called The Zemlya Confederacy, and now begins the work of trawling through it for logical errors and the like. I’ll have to say that … More A short Update…
The first thing I can remember buying on my own dollar was a 1kg block of chocolate. I had recently taken up my first job – picking up dog turds in our neighbor’s gardens. They would pay $2 a day and I would shovel their dog crap up, taking it home to make compost. … More When too much is never enough
Something stirs inside of me. I roll over in bed, searching for my phone. I over-reach and the now too-familiar pain in my wrist causes me to wince. Still, it’s better than before. Four months with the wrist brace and I have to admit there has been improvement. The tendonitis probably would have been better … More 28th Birthday
I like to travel. I like to experience new things. That being said, sometimes you just get burned out and want to sit at home and binge-watch Archer or something. Burnout is a real thing, and it’s a little insidious. Initially, you don’t realise that anything is different, but if you get the chance to … More Some time in Asia
Just a quick snap. I got caught in a sudden rainstorm but I had to stop and take this photo, even though I only had my phone…. The rain really made the sun sexy.
Not that I want to promote the event or anything but I managed to get some pics at the Air Race. These are the Small JPEGS via the camera WiFi; if someone has a burning desire for higher resolutions just leave a comment and I’ll upload them later.
Japan is a really diverse country; especially for one so homogeneous when it comes to the population. This is partly due to the island nature of the country, and partially due to the oppressive rule of the shogunate that lasted from 1192-1860-ish. This restricted the movement of commoners, so different prefectures developed a lot of … More Weird Japanese Festivals – The Scarecrow Festival