I've been pretty un-motivated today, with the effects of last night. My muscles are all tense from dancing/standing up most of last night, so I spent the afternoon watching Big Love, my new favourite, I can't wait for it to get more crazy now I know the characters.
It is Simon's last night in Portsmouth tonight and probably the last time I'll see him until everyone's graduation, this is him putting party blowers in his mouth. We're going to celebrate and say goodbye to him in style, even though he's not leaving until tomorrow afternoon. It should be pretty fun. Bye, Simon.
Today was Moon's first 'day off' since exams started, it was nice to have him be relaxed for a change. He got tired very early though, despite a lie-in, for him anyway, he got up at half 10 rather than 8. I almost forgot about 365 today, but I am on Day 145, so everyone is allowed one. Just hope I don't accidentally miss more.
I forgot to take my camera anywhere today, so this is in the lobby of the cinema before we went to see the new Nightmare on Elm Street film, it turned out to be pretty good. Now I should probably get round to seeing the original.
Today has been a bit frustrating. I felt bad that Moon's exam went badly yesterday, but also as though I had to bear the brunt of it, luckily he got it mostly off his chest by the time he came back from the library this afternoon, so I feel a bit better now. I spent the afternoon hunting out work for the summer, there is a lot, just in places like Manchester and Newcastle, but I'm going to keep looking, I've sent my CV off to a local portrait studio and Vice, fingers crossed I have something coming my way for summer. There was an awesome-sounding job abroad, which I was fine with but it was for muddled months, so I left it alone. A new CV is also what this afternoon went on, I'm not quite sure where this day has gone, oh well.
This is the last photo of me with long hair for a while. I was going to do a diptych with my 'new' short hair, but I look a bit sun kissed in the one I took, it was rather warm and I was outside for most of the afternoon. It looks fine though, I'm more looking forward to it look less freshly cut.
This is our garden, featuring barbecues. I like this one, I've tried not to resize it so when you click on it you can get the full-feel that you can't get from the tininess of yesterday's panorama, but I think Photobucket resizes bigger photos -poo. The barbecue was fun, even if it was more of a stop-in lunch rather than a laze-all-day. I have even more silly tan lines, I don't know what I'm going to do about them. It was so hot in the garden, there was hardly any wind, I am suspicious of what temperature the weathermen are saying.
Day 140?! I feel like I'm dangerously close to the half-way point here, which is untrue as there's still a bit to go, but still... This is a panorama of The Common today. Being an exam widow seems to be subsiding as Moon realises that 'all work and no play' really isn't as good a work ethic as it sounds, it's nice because I get to see him. I try not to distract him too much. The Common was a bit windy today, but it was still nice and sunny, I managed to get a bit sunburnt even. A strange mist descended over Portsmouth at around 2, which is what you're witnessing here, weird.
My sister came down for the day today and we went to Southampton. This was taken at the worst Chinese restaurant, ever, where I both got ripped off and felt jippy. Bleugh. It was nice to have Lucy down though, i am just waiting on her phone call to tell me that she's home safe.
Today, I am feeling fussy. House-hunting this afternoon was a bit of a miss and I'm getting a bit worried about it, one house we saw was worse than a tip and the other one was split into two houses, with no one who wanted to answer the door. This is me with my circle lenses in, pretty 'azn', ha. I also got some purple ones that I wore out last night, they work pretty well if my pupils are massive, otherwise my natural eye colour is shown underneath. I'm unsure where to place myself now that I have no work to do, I guess start thinking about packing. :(
This is from this morning's rehearsal with Open Road Theatre. It's from one of the plays in The First Mile tonight, it's called, 'Love You, Love You More', it's pretty funny, I'm really looking forward to seeing how everything turns out later. They were only nearly set up when I was photographing and some of them kept forgetting lines, but they're all great so it's obviously going to be brilliant.
This is Chris with his work for an exhibition for his Music and Sound Technology course. It feels good to make someone else pose in front of their work for a change. I'm threatening to give this to his mum.
This is from this afternoon at a meeting, we got a bit side-tracked and I showed them the trailer for The Human Centipede. I'm wondering who out of who is sitting there will be willing to see it. Jason seemed pretty keen, it actually made me sick when I finished watching it. Last night was much better than expected, I really enjoyed myself, even if it made today slightly more effort than it should have been.
So there is my stupid work, stupidly hung up. I didn't stay for my 'crit' because I had been there since 10, already had two breaks and was being made to go back after lunch, which after sitting around for hours was only 40 minutes long anyway, and then I would have had to wait at least 15 minutes more when I went back. Forget that. I think I did ok though, pretty much everyone put real effort in.
I've spent pretty much the whole day doing nothing. I've finished everything now, well, to the most I could take of looking at those dumb RDBs. So, I dyed my hair again (Moon dyed it), it looks pretty good, very red and my ears have dye in their nooks and crannies. I love the smell of hair-dye ♥ Kind of worried about the hand-in tomorrow, but really it will probably be ok.
I sent off my postal vote last week, but I thought that because today is the day, it was important to have some indication of what was going on. I got a 2:1 in my dissertation proposal and came home to nap for hours. Lazy.
This is the sweet set up I had this afternoon to get my final prints done. Judging from the week's images so far, can you tell that I have a dreadline coming up? I'm pretty much done now though, so today has been a productive day despite me starting it out as though I was going to get murdered. My article only needed a few basic tweaks and it now looks much better, the spread is mounted on sticky-back foam board (probably the best innovation of all time) and my final PDF is on a CD. Bring on finishing the RDB and having a relaxing weekend.
My bin is full to the brim with paper, I am getting very nervous about this project, even though I know there are some people who aren't even nearly finished and I am on the home-straight. Why do I do this to myself, I even know that I'm not actually too bad.
So today Moon and I took ourselves to Brighton as a last bit of fun before Moon is plunged into exams for a month. It was pretty nice, as always, it was a bit cold but was also hot sometimes too and I did buy some neat things. Moon also discovered why my sister and I made so much fuss over the nachos we had at Ha!Ha! Bar, I realise it's a chain but the ones in Portsmouth didn't live up to expectation at all. It's got me excited for my birthday, when we'll have more time down there.
So, the InDesign for The Body unit is done, all that's left for this unit is the book work that's piled up whilst I've been working on the computer. I'm quite pleased with these, they should look quite good when I print them out on A3, that day isn't going to be a fun one. At least once all that's done, my work for my second year will only needed to be handed in and I'll be free for the summer. I hope to be toiling all day tomorrow, let's hope I can pull some motivation from somewhere...