having spent *lot* of time here:
and a bit of time here:
i've finally settled here:
i'm at 3777 words now, and have one major idea (terminal illness disrupts mulvey's theory of the gaze as it confronts the viewer with their own inevitable death - kincaid's self-conscious narrative position, onto sentimentality and abjectness, reference kosofsky sedgwick and tanner) and a conclusion to go, then all i have to do is print it out, edit the hell out of it and make it ready to hand in by tuesday. no wus.
images by alison bechdel. she's totally cool. have i mentioned that? go read fun home! this is from her ongoing comic dykes to watch out for. see the dtwof link on the right hand side for more information. she has the study environment down so well. i think i have some of those same books littering my floor. . .
went to a beach party last night for three of my friends who are leaving for the east coast in a couple of weeks. stupid academic lifestyle where everyone leaves all the time. *pouts* it was a good party though, very laid back. i was a bit late cos i had a five year old b'day party to go to beforehand (v. g. icecream cake), and we all just lay around in the sand, cooking barbecue things, going wading and watching bits of satellite flaming through the sky. i discovered i can fit six beers, two corn cobs, two portabello mushrooms and four vegie burgers in one pannier. score!
beautiful views again. this was in more or less the same place as the folk festival, so again with the city, the sea and the mountains. and a bonus stunning sunset: