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What I've Been Reading - W/E 01 MAR 2019

Farewell Re-Read:

Finished off The Body in the Bath House and put that in the bye-bye bag; started off Damned Whores and God's Police by Anne Summers (Penguin 2002 revised edition, ISBN 0-14-028876-7)

Novels:

Still plugging away at Frederica, but I'm having to put it on the side for Madame Bovary for my uni studies.

For Uni:

Dickens, Charles (1836). Sketches by Boz, London, (publisher unknown), "A Visit To Newgate".

Earnshaw, Stephen (2010). Beginning Realism, Manchester & New York, Manchester University Press, pp14 - 37 (Chapter 1)

Plus the first 166 pages of Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert (Penguin 2003 edition, ISBN 978-0-140-44912-9). I have to be at least halfway through the book by the beginning of the week after next (university week 3, this was week 1).

(I still have a chapter out of "North and South" by Elizabeth Gaskell to be reading as well, plus another chapter of the book for my creative writing course).

Fanfiction:

Under the fold for politeness )

So that's what I've been reading this week... and I've also been trying to clean the house in time for a rental inspection on Thursday morning next week, and come up with ideas for a presentation about living independently while autistic and how this might differ from doing so while neurotypical (presentation happens in uni week 4, so I have a couple of weeks to pull things together). Everything happens at once around here...

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What I've Been Reading - W/E 22 FEB 2019

Farewell re-read:

Still making my way through A Body in the Bath House.

Novels:

Still technically re-reading Frederica, although I haven't actually picked it up all week.

Uni Reading

It's O-Week, and my readings for classes start this week because I needed to have them done for class on Monday. You get these ones in my best APA format-equivalent, because I'm taking them from the headers of my uni notes:

Arnold, Andrea (dir) (2009). Fishtank, BBC Films.

Beale, Nigel (2008). "The ancient art of keeping it real", The Guardian Books blog, 21 OCT 2008. https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2008/oct/21/aristotle-james-wood-realism-mimesis

Burroway, Janet, Elizabeth Stuckey-French & Ned Stuckey-French (2015) Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft (9th ed), Boston, Pearson, pp1 - 20 (Chapter 1)

Earnshaw, Stephen (2010). Beginning Realism, Manchester & New York, Manchester University Press, pp1 - 13 (introduction)

Yes, there's a film in there. I'm doing Cultural Studies, films count as texts and readings.

Fanfiction:

Once More, With Feeling by beesandtoes Ch 6 and Ch 7 - The P5 "Groundhog Day" one - dangerous coping methods, and the collapse of the romance waveform.

Hopscotch and Red Rover by scifigrl47 - MCU AU, part of the "Tales of the Bots" universe, and Harris MacIntyre does not have a normal life by any means.

Never Settle for Less Than Gold by Gotham’s_Only_Wolf - FF7/MCU crossover AU; do NOT touch Vincent Valentine's partners if you want to survive.

New Game + by Tayani - P5, latest chapter in a WIP, the AU with the woobified Goro Akechi.

Flunking by volti - P5, latest chapter in a WIP

getting it back to good by melowh - P5, latest chapter in a WIP. Post-game AU.

Let Loose Your Glow by Gotham’s_Only_Wolf - FF7, Cloud/Barret, AU.

It’s a Compliment, Really by Moczo - P5, Latest chapter in the porn parody AU. This one still makes me laugh out loud.

Black & Red by Alexilulu - P5, lastest chapter in a WIP.

To Catch a Tiger Cub, One Must First Enter the Tiger’s Lair by AyuOhseki - P5, WIP, this is the latest chapter.

A Kind of Magic by XpaperplaneX - FF7 WIP, this it the latest chapter, and it has some plot in it.

Something in The Silver Lining by Gotham’s_Only_Wolf - FF7/MCU crossover AU - immediately post the Battle of New York.

A Den of Nibel Wolves by Gotham’s_Only_Wolf - FF7, Cloud/Barret, Cloud looks good in evening wear, and Rufus Shinra is not allowed to have all the pretty.

On Broken Wings by raisedbymoogles - FF7 post Advent Children Sephiroth habilitation fic - this is the latest chapter in a WIP, and I've been following this one for years, since the first few chapters were originally posted over on InsaneJournal. It goes by the nickname of "Fluffiroth", which should tell you everything you need to know - go check with your dentist before reading.

So that's what I've been reading this week. Expect the Uni reading section to remain in these for the next few months - semester officially starts on Monday.

Anyone read anything interesting this week?

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What I've Been Reading - W/E 15 FEB 2019

Farewell Re-Read

Still working through A Body in the Bath House by Lindsey Davis.

Novels

Still working through Frederica by Georgette Heyer. My copy of this one has reached the point where it can almost be shuffled rather than read, which makes reading a tad awkward, but it's still do-able.

Fanfic

Lots this week - under the fold )

So, that's what I've been reading this week. How about everyone else?

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What I've Been Reading - W/E 08 FEB 2019

What I've Been Reading W/E 08 FEB 2019

Farewell Re-read:

Finished up "A Dying Light in Corduba", and I'm now on to "A Body in the Bath-house" (ISBN 0-7126-6964-7), also by Lindsey Davis.

Novels:

Still working through "Frederica".

Fanfic:

Under the fold, out of consideration for people's flists )

So, that's what I've been reading. Anyone else got any recommendations?

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Oh Gods, Schoolkids.

The kids are back in school. I wound up catching the bus back from the city which was apparently the first bus home for a lot of them. Which meant I wound up having to say "excuse me" about twelve times to get from my seat (first row past the wheelchair seating) to the front door of the bus so I could get off the bus.

As a tip to any school-kid in Perth who is wearing a huge private-school-issue backpack on public transport: TAKE YOUR FUCKING BAG OFF YOUR FUCKING BACK WHEN YOU GET ON THE FUCKING BUS, YOU LITTLE SHITS.

Seriously, if you take your bag off your back, and put it on the floor between your feet, you will be a much smaller target for people who have to dodge around you. And that way, if you have to turn in one direction or another, you will NOT be hitting some poor unassuming person who just happens to have to catch public transport home between 3pm and 5pm with your overstuffed schoolbag every single damn time you do it.

(If I wind up having to head home at the same time tomorrow - unlikely, but you never know your luck - I will probably decide to spend an extra hour or so in the city, just so I can miss the schoolies hour. Because while evening peak hour is probably No Fun Whatsoever, it's still mostly going to contain adults, who have at least learned they can put their bags on the floor from time to time. Also, most adults on the bus aren't talking nineteen to the dozen about just about everything)

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What I've Been Reading - W/E 01 FEB 2019

Farewell Re-Read:

Still on "A Dying Light in Corduba" by Lindsey Davis

Books:

Still re-reading "Frederica" by Georgette Heyer

Fanfic:

Under the fold for people's reading lists )

So, that's what I've been reading. What about everyone else? Any recommendations?

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Dear Brain (part V)

Dear Brain,

I realise you're trying to make me miserable. I had actually noticed the whole business with not wanting to cook for days on end, not wanting to eat for days on end, not wanting to move outside my room, and definitely not wanting to get out of the house and interact with other human beings face to face. The thing is, I have enough bloody things which can make me miserable about grocery shopping already, particularly since the car got serviced[1]. I do NOT need you throwing your two cents in to make things worse.

Trust me, self-trepannation is starting to look like a very attractive option at this point.

Oh so very sincerely,

Meg


[1] Our car has had its shock absorbers replaced with shock enhancers, and the local shopping centre carpark runs heavy to speed bumps, potholes and other such impediments. Being bounced around like a pea in a drum is not pleasant, to say the least.

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Down The Rabbit Hole... Again

I've found a New Interest. Yay?

Story goes like this: I bought Persona 5 back at the beginning of the year, because it was on special in the Playstation network, and I'd enjoyed Persona 3. There's something about the overall conceit of the games (bunch of teenagers Saves The World And Kills God[1] by using the power of Persona, which is a vaguely Jungian manifestation of the inner essence of your soul, or something like that) which intrigues me, and the game-play, which is a mixture of dungeon-crawler, school-based friendship sim, and time management game, is interesting and challenging enough to keep me interested as well.

So I've been plugging away at the game (just reached the end of August; if you've already played this one, please, no spoilers, okay?), mostly on the weekends, because that's when I dedicate myself some gaming time. Yesterday, however, I wound up going to look for fanfic for the game on AO3. Over six thousand fics, or over three hundred pages. Started reading some. Wound up getting to bed about four hours late, because I was so intrigued by one particular fix-it fic that I just had to keep reading. Plus there were the two bits of fic I've started writing myself, and the idea for a wider fic arc.

Looks like I've found myself a new fandom, damn it.

(I find myself wondering how that numpty I was reading about elsewhere, who regarded multishipping in one fandom as a "red flag" indicator of potential relationship infidelity, would regard multiple fandoms... I mean, as far as fandoms go, I am definitely not serially monogamous - it's definitely more of a sort of poly dating pool, with one steady long-term partner, but a lot of dating around the edges, and occasional one-fic-stands with fascinating characters).


[1] The Persona games are Very Japanese (set in contemporary Japan, Japanese characters) JRPGs. Killing God is therefore a required feature.

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What I've Been Reading - W/E 25 JAN 2019

Farewell re-read

Still plugging my way through A Dying Light in Corduba by Lindsey Davis.

Novels

Frederica by Georgette Heyer (ISBN 0 330 20272 3). An old favourite I pulled out to re-read when Firefox was being a [bleep] nuisance. I'm in the mood for a Heyer romance, simply because they're light, fluffy, and fun.

Fanfic

Rust In My Own Blood by Gotham’s_Only_Wolf - Link goes to the latest chapter of a multi-chapter WIP AU of an AU (the original AU is a Sephiroth childhood fix-it; this AU has the Sephiroth whose childhood is being fixed swapping places with the canonical Sephiroth). I love the overall series this is part of, and I'm enjoying this AU, even if it does hit me in the feels at times.

Maybe Tomorrow by scifigrl47 - MCU AU, "Annie" as done with Tony Stark as Daddy Warbucks. Link goes to the latest chapter in a WIP.

A Kind of Magic by XpaperplaneX - Newest chapter in another WIP, and yeah, this one is a smutfic.

A Memoir on Parenting by V. Valentine, Semi-Retired Turk by Gotham’s_Only_Wolf - Latest chapter in an AU WIP (this one is chapter 4 so far). Remember that Sephiroth childhood fix-it I was talking about earlier? Yeah, this is an instalment in that one, happening about three years before "Rust In My Own Blood". Do read the whole series, it's a hoot and absolutely gorgeous from go to whoa.

Sunflowers by XpaperplaneX - final chapter (epilogue) of another Sephiroth-gets-a-childhood fix-it fic. One of the things which is good about this one is it's probably the most sympathetic treatment of Tifa Lockhart's father I've seen in the fandom so far.

Settle in and find your home by Feather (Lalaietha). Still re-reading her series, and again, since I've re-read the lot of 'em this week, I'm just going to link to the AO3 homepage for the series rather than the individual stories.

Original Fiction

(As in, original short fiction, found online. If it were on paper, I'd be putting it up near the farewell re-read stuff).

A Model Dog by John Scalzi - An engineer is asked to create the ultimate robot dog for the parent of their billionaire start-up founder. Gorgeous and giggle-worthy.

Online Articles

Invasion Day: Australians Want The Holiday Without Putting In The Work by Amy McGuire, in Junkee. An interesting discussion of the ways responsibility for reconciliation and so on has been largely sloughed off by white Australia onto Indigenous Australia.

So, what are other people reading? Any recommendations?

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What I've Been Reading - W/E 18 JAN 2019

Farewell Re-reads
A Dying Light in Corduba, by Lindsey Davis, ISBN 0 71 2659 41 2. One of her Marcus Didius Falco novels. (Yup, finished the Tim Flannery, and it's in the bye-bye bag, awaiting donation).

Fanfic

Five Times the Villain’s Weapon Didn’t Work on Thor and the One Time It Did by TheOther Odinson - MCU "Five Times" fic. My notes for this one basically quote Loki in Avengers: Assemble - "Are you ever not going to fall for that?". Made me grin.

A Kind of Magic by XpaperplaneX - Latest chapter of a WIP (Ch 4). Still fluffy, but with more smut in this chapter.

you&i’ll be safe and sound (epilogue) by Feather (lalaietha) - final part of the "your blue eyed boys" re-read.

[to see you there] by Feather (lalaietha) - The link leads to the main series page on AO3, because this week I re-read the whole series. All 28 parts of it. And rather than bloat out my list by referring to them all individually, I'm just going to point everyone to this list someone else (Feather!) prepared earlier, in best "Blue Peter"/cooking show style.

Online Articles

Four Days Trapped at Sea With Crypto’s Nouveau Riche by Laurie Penny - Confirming that spending the better part of a week around a bunch of crypto-currency enthusiasts is probably not anyone's idea of a good time. Not even the crypto-currency enthusiasts'.

This Transgender Woman Says a Message From Her Doctor’s Office Turned Into a Transphobic Tirade by Lucy Diavolo - despite the tabloidesque headline, it's an intelligent story, and I have a lot of respect for the person involved.

That's what I've been reading this week. What about everyone else? Any articles that catch people's eyes, or recommendations/dis-recommendations?

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Things I Sincerely Wish Had Never Been Invented


  • Diesel powered leaf blowers

  • Whipper snippers

  • Come to think of it, any kind of mechanised garden equipment at all.


This post brought to you by my autistic brain in near-meltdown mode, and the two different sets of neighbours who are gardening at present with mechanical assistance.

*grumble*

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What I've Been Reading - W/E 11 JAN 2019

Farewell Re-reads

Still plugging away at The Weather Makers. It's almost depressing to realise a lot of what Flannery is talking about in 2005 hasn't been implemented by the Australian government over a decade later.

Fanfic

Under the fold to save people's timelines )

Online Articles

(Because why not? I am reading these, I may as well keep track of them)Under the fold to save people's timelines )

So, what's everyone else reading? Any recommendations? Any dis-recommendations?

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What I've Been Reading - W/E 04 JAN 2019

Farewell Re-Read:

Still working my way through The Weather Makers

Fanfic:
Read more... )

Fanart/Comics:

(These are all from the Gaia Santa collection as well)

Holiday Shenanigans by chaoscheebs

Pushing the Limits by Kitsunebaba - This one is a comic, and it's supposed to be a longer work.

Fix a Heartbreak with Coffee and Cake by Sephykins

Anything anyone else wants to share or recommend?

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What I'm Reading Lately - W/E 28 DEC 2018

(I'm going to be trying to make this a regular Thing. Wish me luck with it. Basically, it's going to be a summary of what I'm reading, in which formats, for which purposes, and so on. Some brief comments about each thing, but not a huge discussion unless it's really something which has set my head on fire.

Two important things to note about my reading habits: 1) I tend to read a lot; 2) I tend to re-read things a lot. This is the intersection of a strong hobby interest in reading, and a low income).

Farewell Re-reads:

(A quick explanation: the "farewell-re-read" shelf on my bookshelves is the one where I put all the books I'm not sure whether I want to keep or discard, so I give them a final re-read and decide from there. Anything on the farewell re-read shelf is an actual print book).

The Weather Makers, Tim Flannery (2005). Tim Flannery on climate change, and why it matters, and why we have to take action on it urgently. Note the publication date.

Fanfic

Different Similarities by Aurya - Dissidia NT fic, involving a discussion between Lightning and Noctis about how oddly similar their worlds and stories are.

Endlessly by aryasnark - A collection of short pieces starring Squall Leonhart and Cloud Strife (therefore ranging in fandom from Kingdom Hearts, through FFVII, FFVIII, and Dissidia). A work in progress. One I keep coming back to and re-reading, as well as enjoying the new additions.

Exodus by MoiDuh - Dissidia 12 fic, where Cloud disappears from Gaia in the aftermath of Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children. A work in progress.

Fluffy Humorous How they Get Together Just Read It Okay? There will be SMUT by mdaoust245 - FFVII Sephiroth/Cloud fic. Work in progress. Cloud is bullied into asking Sephiroth out for a date.

Good Friends and Good Company by Megane - Dissidia fic. Cloud and Tidus chilling in Besaid.

once more by brewpubs - Kingdom Hearts. An interesting take on the tie between Sephiroth and Cloud in KH canon.

Pretty Kitty by wickedorin - FFVII Zack/Sephiroth pet play. Smutfic.

Sunflowers by XpaperplaneX - FFVII pre-canon fix-it. Work in progress (completed, but being posted gradually). A young Sephiroth is sent to a certain mountain village for a summer as a consequence of disobeying orders. I'm a sucker for a good "Sephiroth gets a different childhood" fix-it, so I'd definitely recommend this one to other people who are fans of the same thing.

The Forest of Winters Past by dentedsky - Dissidia NT AU - Zack Fair lands up in the world of Dissidia NT. Part of the Fictober 2018 collection on AO3.

3, 2, 5? by Tellie_Skye - FFVII High school AU. Work in progress. Writer will probably be good when they get a bit more practice under their belt. As it stands, this reads as though English isn't their first language.

A Little Bird Told Me by chibikaie - Kingdom Hearts, possibly a college AU. Work in progress. Interesting enough that I've subscribed to it to keep up with updates.

A prince just wants good ol’ lovin’ by SunFallDown - FFVII, fairy tale AU. Zack/Cloud. This one is a variation on Cinderella, or at least, it has elements thereof.

All That I’ve got by Vincent_Valentine - FFVII/Kingdom Hearts High School AU. Work in progress. Zack/Cloud. Not particularly enthralling, I'm afraid.

Final Fantasy: Cross Dimensions by SIR_QUACK_AloT - FFVII/FFVIII crossover, Squall falls into the world of FFVII post-OG canon. Work in progress. I got thrown out of this one hard by the author referring to the antagonist of FFVIII as "Ultimania" (she's Ultimecia) and didn't bother to read past that.

From our Family to Yours by Madame_Xela - Kingdom Hearts AU, Squall/Cloud, domestic fluff. Work in progress. Seasonal snapshots of a family where Leon and Cloud have kids and are married to each other.

Love Twice by 0roro_Munr0e - FFVII: Crisis Core mundane world AU. Working toward the OT5 (SOLDIER fivesome). Work in progress. I was catching up on chapters 14 - 16. Interesting story, but the author occasionally has frustrating errors in tense and word choice.

Polarity by Tobiroth - FFVII Crisis Core A/B/O Dynamics AU. Work in progress. Tobiroth is a good author who I like to re-read, but they have a problem with starting stories and not finishing them. There are a LOT Of WIPs in their profile on AO3. I'd still strongly recommend what they write, but be aware of this...

Kinda Toast by joudama - FFXV, Gladio/Prompto fluff. Work in progress. Look, I'm always going to recommend anything by joudama in any of the fandoms we share (and probably I'd recommend her in the ones we don't as well), but this one is gorgeous just for the sheer quality of the way she's captured Prompto's voice.

A Christmas Cracker by Ardwynna - FFVII, part of the 2018 Gaia Santa collection on AO3. My main comment on this one is that if you don't like puns, turn away now, because some bits of this are Punful.

No Complaints by Asreoninfusion FFVII/Venom fusion. Smutfic. Part of the 2018 Gaia Santa collection on AO3. Asreoninfusion is going to be one of those authors I'm going to recommend and re-read repeatedly, because her FF7 smutfic is very good indeed. This is no exception.

Time Forever Favours the Young by Gotham’s_Only_Wolf - FFVII, post-canon, part of the 2018 Gaia Santa collection on AO3. Gotham's_Only_Wolf is another author I'll always recommend. This one is a good post-canon fix-it in many ways.

Mistaken Mistlefoe by Gotham’s_Only_Wolf - FFVII. Part of the 2018 Gaia Santa collection on AO3. One where the idea of inter-cultural communication has presumably never been considered by the management of the Shinra Electric Power Company or the leadership of its army.

This End Up by raisedbymoogles - Transformers/Kingdom Hearts crossover fic. Look, it has Galvatron, moogles and Mognet in it, and it made me laugh out loud.

Gift of the Bots by scifigrl47 - MCU, part of scifigrl47''s "Tales of the Bots" series. DJ needs to earn money to cover the cost of Christmas presents.

A Kind of Magic by XpaperplaneX - FFVII, part of XpaperplaneX's Tentacle 'Verse series. Cloud/Sephiroth. Nice to see the old fandom standbys making a reappearance, and this is one which hasn't been about for a few years now. XpaperplaneX is a good writer, another of the ones I'll always recommend to others.

So, does anyone else have anything they'd like to recommend, or share?

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Another bit up on AO3

I'm busy going through my hard drive and finding the bits I've had finished for a while which are fit to be seen. So here's another one:

Unexpected Visitors

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New Work on AO3

Just posted up a bit I wrote for Dissidia NT

Hobbies

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Cos I'm Working for the Dole, Working for the Do-hole...

As a dole-bludging layabout, perennial leaner who is failing/refusing to "have a go", and parasitical drainer of the Australian taxpayer, the time has come once again for me to perform public penance for the sin of being unemployed and (apparently) unemployable. I'm working for the dole again.

This time around, I'm cooking for the homeless. I did my first day of it on Thursday. I'm working in a commercial kitchen space for a charity group; the charity group are hiring the kitchen space from the Uniting Church, and there's apparently supposed to be about twenty-five of us in the group. On Thursday there were three of us, and we were still having to dodge each other a lot of the time - by the time they get up to twenty-five people into this rather small and not-air-conditioned space, in the middle of the Australian summer... well, let's just say it's going to be standing room only, and pass things from hand to hand, and we'd better be allowed to keep water bottles on hand so we don't all keel over from heat exhaustion.

On Thursday we basically did baking (Carrot Cake muffins from one person; ANZAC biscuits from me; and the bloke in the group was doing a spaghetti sauce, I think) which was frozen for future use, and we took inventory of what we had for cooking with. Everything is donated, which means we have some interesting oversupplies, and some interesting little blank spots. For example, the ANZAC biscuits were made without coconut, because we didn't have any - instead, we gave 'em extra rolled oats. The icing for the cupcakes was supposed to have cream cheese in, but because they didn't have any of that, the person making them threw in extra butter. It's an exercise in figuring out what can and what can't be done with what we have. Lots of substitutions. The take-away lesson I'm getting from this is if I'm going to donate to a service like this, I'm going to be giving money rather than goods (or at least looking for a shopping list or similar from them).

We had disposable plastic aprons to be wearing, which after about ten minutes tended to start sticking to my chest (perils of v-necked t-shirts in such a situation) from the amount of perspiration I was pouring out. I've dug out the two cloth aprons I have from home, and I'll be using those in future. At least with a cotton apron, I know it's not going to stick to me.

One of the little facets of this job that I wasn't strictly prepared for was it's all standing work. Now, the last time I had to stand for long periods as part of doing my job was back when I was working checkouts, in August 1996. After a twenty-two year break, my feet aren't happy with the whole business, and oh boy did they let me know about it. Fortunately, I remember the trick for dealing with sore feet from back in my checkout days - about ten to fifteen minutes of laying down with my feet higher than my head, which allows things to drain a bit, and drastically reduces the throbbiness of things. Also, lace shoes loosely, because tightly laced shoes cut off circulation toward the end of the day.

Another thing I've learned: apply sunscreen before leaving the building on the way home. Due to fun and games down on Albany Highway with pipes and things (the Water board are having so much fun down there) the buses aren't running their usual routes to and from town. Which means while I have about a 300m walk to the bus stop in the morning (8.30am start, which means I'm leaving home around 7.30am in order to get there on time in the morning), on the way home at night, I have something like a four block walk back from Albany Highway to where I'm living on the other side of Berwick Street (or it's a four block walk back down Berwick Street from Balmoral Street). I didn't realise this on Thursday, and got a little sunburned (hottest day in months, and we were sent home early due to lack of work to do).

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I Aten't Dead...

... I'm just up to my ears in my final piece of assessment for this semester. Which is a 2000 word research project, and I've been busy doing all the reading in order to be able to write a passable literature review, as well as catching up on about two months worth of housework (the last time I seriously cleaned the house was back when we had our inspection in September - I am now getting caught up on long-overdue floor sweeping and mopping and bench cleaning and such. This happens every semester - I get so distracted by getting head-down bum-up in study and classes that I don't have the spare spoons for housework).

Anyway:

1) Yay to the voters in the USA for steering us away from the worst timeline.

2) Boo to the Liberal party for Scott Morrison and the amazing mystery parliamentary revival tour bus. But a small yay for managing to produce an interview which inadvertently sounds like it was written by the late John Clarke.

(https://twitter.com/overingtonc/status/1060281934348079104)

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In Which Meg Is Helpful...

As part of my study for this semester, I've created a reference guide to searching on AO3. It can be found in google doc form at the following link:

How To Avoid Being Offended On The Internet: A Guide to Searching AO3

If you'd rather have a printable version, I have a Word docx version (417kB), a Libre Office document version (.odt, 459kB) or a PDF (420kB) available via email, and I can also see about transforming the document into other formats as needed - either drop a comment down the bottom of the page, or send me an email at megpie71 at yahoo dot com dot au.

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New Work on AO3

First entry in about two weeks, and it's because I've finally written something short enough to be completed and posted on AO3. So, here it is, my first ever attempt at the notorious "Coffee Shop" AU.

Coffee Habit

What can I say? Uni has been kicking my backside something 'orrible.

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