Archive for May, 2015

Not Dead

Posted in Uncategorized on May 29, 2015 by davidnm2009

Hmm. It’s been a while since I’ve updated this. I was surprised to see, from the site meter, that apparently this place still gets a few visits. So whoever or wherever you are, hello!

(Incidentally, I do have to say, I do not like the new WordPress back-end. What was wrong with the old one?)

I did consider doing a bit of political blogging in the run up to the general election, but I decided not to. I’m actually rather glad I didn’t – both the campaign and the results were such a complete disappointment that it was as well I didn’t waste my energy.

So what have I been doing with myself?

I’ve spent the last two years looking for jobs – probably the less we say about that, the better, as it’s pretty epically depressing. (From a financial point of view, it’s looking like my 6 years of graduate study may have been a complete waste of time, regrettably.) Luckily I do have a position, although it’s not a good one and for various reasons I don’t expect it to survive much longer. But anyway, that’s a miserable topic. What else have I been doing?

Well, I’ve been very busy for the last year or so with a big new writing project called Trying to Survive (AO3 site link), which is a Mass Effect-universe fic starring a group of OCs. That has been a lot of fun, and there’s even a small chance I might finish it. (You never know, miracles can happen.)

I’ve also been doing more artwork. You can see several examples below the cut, and yes there’s even a Warhammer 40K piece(!)…
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