World to world

I managed a mile and a half today…

…which doesn’t sound like much, but after recent runs it was a bit of a victory!

I had the usual day working on writing projects today – jumping from fictional world, to fictional world, which can be a bit tiring sometimes – and expect tomorrow will be similar (still hoping to wake up a bit earlier, but my body seems to have well and truly entered hibernation mode now).

A bit of Christmas sparkle creeping into my life now…

Christmas leggings, edition 1
I’ve been very patient but today I finally decided to start wearing leggings from my Christmas collection. There may be a theme to these photos over the next few days!

Today’s earworm playlist:

Marina & The Diamonds – ‘Hollywood’
Ludwig Göransson – ‘The Mandalorian [Main Theme]’

Returning to various game worlds

Another mile this morning…

…and those fifteen minutes out in the sunshine/rain (delete as appropriate) are all the time I need outside now that we’re into the darker half of the year. Hibernation beckons.

I’m shifting back into gaming and game-making mode as a result. I spent eight hours playing the Bravely Second prequel yesterday and am going to dive into the main game tonight. I never finished it on my first playthrough, and I want to get to the end of it before Bravely Default II comes out for the Switch in March. It’s a series I love and I’m so glad to have some time to play it this month.

I’m also starting to think about my next Adventuron game project. I’ve had a couple of months away from coding as the summer was a bit intense – I made One Last Thing… for the last Adventuron jam and then instantly jumped into a game snippet called Pre-Marie for the IntroComp competition – but now I’m refreshed and ready to code again. Can’t wait to get started.

Another nice quiet day tomorrow. With lockdown now in place, that’s pretty much a given!

Autumn trees
It’s the most beautiful time of the year.

Today’s earworm playlist:

Sheena Easton – ‘9 To 5 (Morning Train)’
Geri Halliwell – ‘Bag It Up’
Public Image Ltd – ‘Rise’
Phil Collins – ‘In The Air Tonight’

Still trying to wake up

A 35-minute easy run today…

…and my deliberately slow easy pace certainly felt suited to my still-half-asleep state! I’ve had another fairly slow day – bit of day job work, bit of admin, but mostly dozing and reading. Hoping to be a bit more awake tomorrow.

Hallowe'en mask
More of my Hallowe’en decorations! Geth and I picked this mask up at a specialist Hallowe’en shop in Washington DC when we were there for Hallowe’en in 2008 – the only time I’ve ever been out of the UK for Hallowe’en. It’s a nice souvenir from a really special trip.

Today’s earworm playlist:

WG Snuffy Walden – ‘The West Wing (Main Theme)’
Justin Timberlake – ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling’