New painting and typhoon number 2…

The painting I have just finished took three weeks. coincidentally, the same amount of time it took for two typhoons to threaten Japan. Thankfully, all we got was quite a bit of rain, but the earthquake that happened nearly three months ago is still fresh in the memory, so any warnings were not taken lightly, […]

Games and films…

Part 1 of my double header is up on ‘games that rock my world’. And it will not take Sherlock Holmes to figure out the next game in the article! Part 2 coming soon. SO IS E3!!!!! I’m So excited! Expect a post-show analysis in a couple of weeks. It is a particularly damp and […]

Monday was my Sunday…

Hi. After a fairly quiet week (apart from the fact that my working week went a bit all over the show, literally!) I was left to enjoy a day off on Monday, due to working on Saturday. But rather than spend the whole day relaxing, I productively and pro-actively avoided taking a day off elsewhere […]

Apologies…

It has been a pretty uneventful week on the ranch. It rained like hell on tuesday and wednesday, to the point where my principal wore wellies to school! good effort! I have finished another painting (which I haven’t taken a photo of yet) and started a new one. After a lot of research and nostalgia, […]

It’s a glorious day…

So, Nintendo can wait. I have some groceries to get, as well as some paint. My new painting is coming along… slightly differently than expected, but I will soldier on. A while back, I bought some figures from a shop in Akihabara. I made one and drew the other… I WANT MORE! But they can […]

ANOTHER new painting, and Golden Week.

So, Golden Week marked the 1 year anniversary of my first trip to Japan. For the weekend, I went to Kamakura and Enoshima, for which the photos are already up. After Monday, I had ANOTHER 3 days off. Life is TOUGH! I have done 2 paintings, been to a cool theme park type thing that […]