So, one of the reasons for a bit of gloom as alluded to in previous posts is that I am leaving my current job and my last day is Friday. This Friday. Now, I am really looking forward to a bit of holiday before I start the new one and all that, but I've grown very fond of people here and it's been an awesome time and one of the better places I've worked, so I'm feeling sad about it.
If you catch me being a bit blah this week, there's a large chunk of the reason. Changes are good, but changes are also really depressing, you know?
They're ordering cakes for me and having a goodbye party and everyone's actually genuinely sad I'm leaving and it's really a bit emotional. I can't think about it, I'll cry. Wah.
On that philosophical bombshell, we wander into fandom matters of varying importance. Yarr.
From my flist: A blog post from a fan of David Tennant going to a Hamlet showing and witnessing a bit of fan-mobbing after.
I read that and rather winced. Now, I freely admit to eyeing and enjoying males I find attractive and being a non-ashamed fan of my various likes, but... Oi. Fans and fame are also a scary things, which I've had a passing glimpse into via my father and yeah, oi :(
The of course I read this
and sort of *headdesk*ed. WHUT the fanfic edition.
Erm. What?This secret
made me blink a bit. Now, I find Adama/Roslin quite hot and sweet and all (duh), but I'm not quite seeing the hotness with pregnancy. Then again, I don't get the babyfic thing at all. One of these days I'll have to write one just for that reason. (Not necessarily a A/R one. I did consider a human!Doctor/Rose one just for the chance to play with being mostly human, but eh well.)
Got recced at calufrax
for a really old Doctor Who story of mine, which felt weird. Anyone else feel a bit disconnected to older stories? Guess it's because I don't remember the emotional investement and time spent writing it anymore. Feels a bit silly rather wanting comments on newer stuff, but then, I am frequently silly.
Also from the flist: YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE MEME
// MY THREAD !
In the life and Norway:
- Python kills zookeeper.
Okay, pythons are not as lethal as vemonous snakes, but would you let out a three-metre python?
- An article on an endangered whale species
gets comments like this gem: The right whale lacks the capability to get out the way of ships, likes to loll around at the surface and essentially takes up space in the ocean. If you believe in survival of the fittest, then you should also agree that the right whale isn’t it. Save something else.
I like to call that 'spot five fails', and *why* is this person taking up space in my gene pool?
- Well-known attorny admits to shooting at asylum centre where a 16-year-old aylum seeker was severly injured
. Judging by the fact that he was also arrested for threatning passerbys at a motorcycle gathering with a knife, he does seem a bit unhinged. Is it bad of me hoping that is the motivation rather than racism? We haven't had a lot of racially motivated violence in Norway and in my naive hope, I was kinda wishing we could keep it so.
- Troubles in the US also effects Norway's oil fund.
But I see it still grew to USD 370.8 billion - can I get a cha-ching?
- Norway's first war crime trial since the aftermath of WWII
. Several tricky issues in there, including the fact that the guy wasn't a Norwegian citizen at the time of these alleged crimes and that they happened at a time Norway didn't have the laws he's now been tried after. Hmm.
Big cleaning project today. Funny how soon-arriving guests (in this case falena84
) brings out the vanity and vacuum cleaner like nothing else, heh. Maybe that'll distract me from impending emotional wah-ness.
Anything up with you?