Self-isolation, quarantine, whatever this limbo is; week seven

Time is strange at the moment. It goes fast, but feels slow. Days take ages, but are over before you know it. This strange coronavirus limbo is warping things. It’s so quiet outside, it’s unreal. Eerie. Spooky. It feels like the entire world has been paused. I didn’t get a …

So I took a year off, from everything

I mean, it was mostly not through choice. We needed to make sure we would make it through 2019 financially. Sure, an exotic cat was added to the family in 2019, but other than that, we were careful. Frugal. Thing is, I got lazy and complacent. One final hurrah, I …

Thinking back to my GCSE’s

It is #WorldSuicidePreventionDay today, and it brought my feelings from this post into scrutiny: https://iaindstewart.net/blog/2005/08/25/gcse-results/ I say in the post that I wish I had paid attention during years ten and eleven, done some revision and actually applied myself. But at the time of the exams themselves, I was in …

2013 in review

I’m just going back and porting my blog posts from 2013 over and man, this was a funny year. Existential panic had set in. I knew I wanted to do something with my life, but I was throwing darts into the mist trying to find what that something was. In …

More nostalgic postings

The various *Fests we had were great, really good times were had by all there. RF has been a highlight of my life, for sure. I’m just going to list some links now, of some memorable posts. This was a nice one of Gizmo: He’s settled in nicely This one …

Two and a half months later…

Oh my, has it really been that long since my last post? That really is very bad of me, especially considering I could’ve knocked up a few smaller update posts on my phone during a lunchbreak at work or something. I’ve been in some pretty dark places between then and …