Yeah I know, you’ve heard it a million times before. Bloggers quietly disappear for a while, come back with a “oops sorry, this time I’ll keep it up for sure!” and then they never do. So I won’t fault you for being skeptical. Anyway. This is a bit of a belated announcement. I decided more…
This week, I was struck by the first proper case of writer’s block since I started this blog. I’m actually a little surprised that it didn’t happen earlier!
Every day for the past week I have come to a point where I’ve had to accept that I would not be able to do any more programming that day. Either because it was getting late or because my brain was fried. Every day I have, with great regret, closed down Visual Studio and Unity3D and tried my best to put my current task out of my head. Every day it has been nearly impossible. I have never been so in love with a job – and I’m not even getting paid for this one.
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost. The world will…
Several people appreciated my post about how not to kill your houseplants, and I got a few questions I thought I should answer. I also thought of a few things that should have been in my post that I forgot to bring up. So here’s a quick follow-up!
I love being surrounded by plants. My flat is full of them, and most of them even seem to like it here. What’s my secret? Here’s a hint: Plants don’t care what colour your thumbs are. They just want a bit of sunlight and water.
Writing the first post on a new blog is kind of like starting a new journal. You have that huge, empty space in front of you, a white page (or screen) waiting to be filled. Demanding, even. And for some reason, you feel like those first words have to be perfect.