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Tuesday, Tomorrow, Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

Tomorrow, my dear readers, we bid farewell to the Tesla. Not only is it from a problematic source, it's also a problem for our budget.

We can't afford to wait ten years for the lack of petrol to pay off.

So we will be down to my Zippy Little Car and however much the fuel bill is going to be henceforth.

Tomorrow, I will be travelling. Getting the Tesla cleaned and serviced and otherwise ready for resale. Hooray. So my usual offerings will either be very very late, random, or turning up on Thursday.

I shall be doing my best.

So I'd best to be getting on with all of that.

In other news, I just had another Dummins Moment. The whole, "My meds work better when I take them" routine where I firkin forgot them for at least four days.

Hi. I'm your local idiot. I'll be making up fantasies for your daily entertainment.

Monday, Tale Foundry Reads

Tale Foundry is about to start doing the backup reads and I have no idea how to submit this last week's story.

As it turns out, the Foundry is winging it this week and evolving new systems henceforth. Fun times.

I am definitely going to try my ideas on Stencyl today. See how or if it works. I shall certainly try.

Then I go for the next challenge. Whee.

Slow and steady. Learn things. Tweak. Try, try, try again.

Seems to be

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Sunday, Streamy Shenanigans and Further PLNs

The game broke up early thanks to Player Participation Failure. People had places to be and couldn't participate in the shenanigans in progress.

We'll be oscillating between TaleSpire and Owlbear for a bit, so that's going to be interesting. I'll be keeping both open for that gameplay. I'll have to remember how to share TaleSpire maps again.


We will be experiencing technical difficulties. We just have to adapt.

Today, I do my story stream. Afterwards happens entirely dependent on my ability

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Saturday, Brisbane Pride

I only just got home from a fun day out with all the rainbow-coded people who could make it to Brisbane for Pride day. It was a very colourful day out. Very fun.

And I am certainly going to pay for it tomorrow.

BUT there will still be stream stuff even if I have to make it through the D&D sesh on cough lollies.

For now, though, I am going to rush through my offerings and hopefully make it through

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Friday, Pride Prep PLNs

In a few minutes, I will get on with cleaning the catio and doing the Starter business. I have just been out collecting my Beloved and a postal order from the wilderness. Not in that order.

I have also begun today's recordings and the triumphant fanfare is because I have passed recording two hundred chapters. One hundred and twenty-something to go. Huzzah.

I am not certain I will have any time to try anything else in Stencyl, but I can plausibly attempt

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Thursday, Shopping PLNs

I need coffee. More accurately, I need a supply of coffee pods and that requires a trip to Costco so I can get them in bulk.

I've just done my medication thing, and I'm in the process of recording more chapters. I'll work on the daily offerings until 10, when Costco is open at last.

My efforts at getting my Passport refreshed have hit the imp's ass, so to speak. I need a confirmation email to activate my account, and because the

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Tuesday, Date Night and Patreon Whoopsies

I have been trying to do the challenge for Stencyl to no avail. I shall screenshot my latest code attempts for the Patreon stuff.

There has to be a way to do this thing. And the other two things in the challenge list. I shall be looking up hints and tips at a later date.

Beloved and I are having some time together tonight, because social stuff happening on Thursday. I might not get on with my usual routine for some significant

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Monday, Tale Foundry Changes and Pending Problem-solving

If my calculations are correct, we should encounter payday this week. That same payday is also date night because other social shenanigans happening this Thursday.

I have paperwork to sort out and that will be happening on Wednesday. So my week is pretty much booked out already, and it isn't yet noon on Monday.

The Tale Foundry is changing how things go. Submissions happening on Discord. So my submissions will no longer be publicly available. I will be altering my Patreon posts

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Sunday, Back in Brisbane

Let's recap.

We were supposed to board the plane at almost seven in the evening, get to Brisbane by eightish, and I would potentially have some energy to drive home and sleep in my own bed. That was the PLN.

However. The plane had a dodgy motor in its tail, the one responsible for driving the air conditioning in the plane. In order to get it operational, they needed a special charger at the airport.

Some other plane nicked it for two

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Saturday, Social Shenanigans and Radio Silence

As you may have guessed, today was a teensy bit of a scrum. Tram to parkrun, doing parkrun [I made it in under an hour despite having the World's Steepest Hill [hyperbole] as part of the course.

It damn near did me in, but I made it.

My legs are going to hate me for the rest of the week.

We had to check out before parkrun and then go collect our bags in our active wear. Fortunately the friend we were

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Friday, Sydneyside PLNs

As you may well guess, we arrived in Sydney safe and sound. Adorable is off for her morning run and Beloved is keeping her company, so I have some limited time to attempt offerings.

Because today... and TOMORROW... are for the dreaded...


Which means being present and talking to people about stuff that isn't my merry blue boy.

Speaking of such, I'd best get a wriggle on with today's offerings. Sooner done, sooner less to fret about.

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Thursday, Packing, Panic, and Pills

I got clothes packed and ready for the trip. I have meds packed for the duration because the whole bottles might put me over the weight limit. I am going to evict a majority of my keys from my bag because won't need them for the interim. And because metal detectors.

I shall be relying on my cloak for warmth and hoping for the best.

I am attempting to do the day's offerings in record time so I can make sure I

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Wednesday, No Date Night, so...

Beloved cancelled Date Night because we will be having all those fun activities this Friday, down in Sydney.

So I shall therefore render my offerings and attempt Stencyl stuff as is normal. I am also indulging in a few carbs as is normal.

I will end up indulging in Baldur's Gate 3, which is not as is normal.

Gonna get ONE of my alts to Act 2 if it firkin kills me.

I am in the midst of recording more chapters and

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Tuesday, Leyland's Tour and then all the other things

I am helping MeMum with the byzantine Gordian knot that is Queensland firearms license paperwork, today. Which means that I will be largely incommunicado until that is well over with.

Which means that all my usual offerings unto the altar of notes [better known as the internet] will be either late today or not present until tomorrow.

Also going on behind the curtain is yet another one of those "why am I even trying" existential crises based entirely around the blatant fascism

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