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Beer for lunch

I found an Asahi in the fridge when I went looking for food, and realised I was too lazy to make anything to eat. Therefore, beer.

On Holloween we had two sets of trick or treaters! This never happens. Fortunately, I had candy ready just in case. :)

Monday was the start of the ever-important NaNoWriMo... and a poor start I got off to indeed. I think I can probably catch it up today sometime, but the main problem I've discovered with hand-writing the thing this year is that until I am confident with how many words I write per page, I am still having to stop every 500 or so words to count just how many words I have done. I'm using Excell to do work out my average of words per page, because I am a colossal nerd. My predicted words per page is 196.0784314, with an R^2 value of 0.993, which means I need to write 10.2 pages per day to meet my 2000 word a day quota.

See? Nerd.

Yesterday I went to see Steam Boy with a guy I know called Mark - it was fan-fucking-tastic, if you are as into artistic vision as I am. The plot didn't really grab me, but the details did. Go see it - you won't regret it.

Now, I have beer to drink and words to catch up on. Current word count: 3,731

Comments

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lukeii
Nov. 2nd, 2004 02:47 pm (UTC)
As in, like Ghost in the Shell (the original movie), nothing much happens to a beautifully drawn backdrop?
bishi_wannabe
Nov. 2nd, 2004 03:01 pm (UTC)
Not really - it's quite a bit more dynamic than GitS, and largely more comprehensible in general because the philosophical debate that the plot is based upon is simple and well-known, and doesn't really get in the way ;)
lukeii
Nov. 2nd, 2004 03:15 pm (UTC)
Ahh fair enough.

You seen Innocence yet?

I have it on my PC, but I'm kinda holding off watching it until I get to see it on the big screen...
kitling
Nov. 2nd, 2004 04:49 pm (UTC)
I saw a largish group of kids all dressed up pretty round the corner from our house so sent bear to the corner shop for chocolate...

Unfortunately we had to eat the chocolate ourselves

Just once I think i'd like to do a halloween in the US
the_tao
Nov. 3rd, 2004 10:06 pm (UTC)
Or you could simply go to Japan or England, where it seems to be just as big. Apparently Australia seems to be the only country I've spent time in that doesn't seem to celebrate All Hallows Eve.
morsla
Nov. 2nd, 2004 05:58 pm (UTC)
Beer! That's what I'm forgetting.

I knew I was missing something in the last chapter.
miss_rynn
Nov. 2nd, 2004 06:19 pm (UTC)
You're studying geology, aren't you? Good god, man, beer is compulsory!! Get some, and fast.
morsla
Nov. 2nd, 2004 06:40 pm (UTC)
I'd try to pin it on lack of sleep, but that's not it.

Lack of beer was the problem, for a while. It was in the house somewhere, but out of arm's reach - and the computer stared me down with its one baleful eye, and would not let me leave...

Problem fixed now. I broke its gaze for a moment, and ran to the fridge...
miss_rynn
Nov. 2nd, 2004 07:06 pm (UTC)
Beer makes everything better. Beer good.
bog_mod
Nov. 5th, 2004 08:28 am (UTC)
There was no Hallowe'en that I saw down there last year, but I got a nice Hallowe'en back in the north this time. ^_^
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