Happy New Year

A 8-post collection

Saturday, Day 0, Happy New Year!

Plague news: 3 119 new cases, 3 118 local, 1 import. There's 11 697 total active cases, 127 in hospital, with one of those in the ICU.

Vax news:

  • Australia's at 94.4% first vax,
  • 91.4 fully vaxxed
  • Queensland's at 90.7% first vax,
  • 86.6% fully vaxxed
  • NT is still in last place at 89.2% first vax,
  • 84.3% fully vaxxed

It's 2022 here in Sunny Queensland and so far, it's been raining. I have no further PLNs than to feed my starters and make my Bikkie. After that, I shall be working on little things until I just don't want to.

My New Years' Resolutions:

  1. Learn what I can about finishing the projects I want to make real
  2. Work on improving my self-maintenance routines
  3. Get Adapting ready for the publishers [this being dependent on my editor]

I'm not making many more promises than that. I can't not write, but I can take some time to work on other things. Which includes the dungeons and dragons stuff.

In the news:

  • ScoMo and others caught out lying to the Aussie public and of course it's biting everyone on the bum
  • Victoria records over 22K cases
  • Betty White has passed on at 99
  • Serena Williams retires from Tennis
  • Unvaxxed quarterback catches the plague. Shocker
  • More hullaballo about publicly-acclaimed TERF JK Rowling
  • Boy vanishes in NSW
  • Two prison guards in the Epstein case admitted to lying on their official forms
  • One kid had an allergic reaction to their Christmas present
  • Plastic sock hanger nearly chokes a bub in K-Mart
  • Woman who got a positive plague test on a plane spent the rest of the flight isolating in a plane toilet
  • Snake catcher finds massive Huntsman spider in a bedroom
  • Career oil executive is capping abandoned oil wells to save the planet. Bet he's still drilling for more oil though...

And now... stories.

Happy New Year!

Beloved has their Tesla and it is a pretty awesome car. I am still waiting through all of January for a response to my sending out of Adapting to potential agents/publishers according to what I can find on #MSWL.

Australia has rung in the new year in the traditional way - by attempting to blow up the Sydney Harbour Bridge with fireworks. This despite numerous warnings that most of Sydney could catch fire as a direct result.

Honestly, I am surprised

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Happy New Year!

This is it, friendos. My PLN today starts with early-morning, last-minute shit only slightly complicated by the fact that my Tumblr has been followed by two porn bots in as many days.

I really should make that 'safety poster' over again but nah. I have packing to do. I gotta pack my technoscrattle, load up the car, and take a long-arse journey to Tullagawoopwoop so I can share time with a friend.

It's probably a good thing I'm taking a breather from

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At the Closing of the Year

I'm not exactly sure how it happened, but I'm going to be four days behind being in sync with this year for my Year of Instants. Four double prompts should take care of that. Hint, hint, cough, cough.

If I get more than that, I'll be prepared for the next time something fucks up and prevents me from doing my thing.

The new years' resolutions are more or less the same:

  • Keep writing
  • Finish what I started

That's pretty much it. Simple

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2013: My roundup (FWIW)

Okay, so 2013.

  • I made a resolution that I fucking KEPT for all but one day of the year, and that one’s excusable. (Holy shit!)

  • I wrote 180 000+ words for a trilogy

  • I also wrote 160 000+ words for another book in the same amount of time

  • Which means, if I suddenly decide to quit writing my instant stories [Not bloody likely. Relax, folks!] I can write well over 300K in the space of a year

  • I’ve

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Happy new year!

Here on the east coast of Australia, it’s been 2012 for five hours and forty-five minutes. So far, it’s all going fine.

I slept through new years’ for the first time since I was a little one and I’m wondering if it’s because I’m old.

Though I was woken up by the sound of the neighbourhood’s illegal fireworks going off, and Chaos’ screaming when it was all over.

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