7 TIPS FOR THE 21-YEAR-OLD ME by Bobby Chiu
When I was a student in college working on my skills as a character designer, I’d had periods where I would sit at my desk working as hard as I could but having little to show for my efforts at the end of the day. I remember sitting there surrounded by blank pieces of paper, trying to come up with an amazing style that nobody had ever seen before. I would do one drawing and not be satisfied, so I would lay a new piece of paper over it, re-draw it with slight changes to features here and there. This would still not be good enough so I would put another piece of paper over my revision, make mor
As per most summers, most of Australia is on fire at the moment. That major bushfire I mentioned last journal? Yeah, it's happened in a national park and I've signed up as part of a strike team relieving firefighters there already.
I'm excited, to say the least - if I go I leave tomorrow. It's still a little up in the air as I'm fairly inexperienced.
...as a volunteer fire fighter. This fire season is looking to be a bad one, we've had enough rain to make things grow, but not enough to stop everything drying out early on. I figure it's only a matter of time before we're called out to a major bushfire. I'm excited and a little nervous.
Also I'm trying to write and run my first RP, so that's nice.
I have three little red hens.
Their names, in no particular order, are Barbara, Babs, and Marilyn (I can't tell them apart, my mum named 'em).
We get three eggs a day from them.
They spend their days scratching around our extensive backyard, and escaping to scratch around the front yard.
They are very friendly little chickens.
When I set foot outside they come racing up to peck at my feet and follow me about.
They dig up mum's garden in search of worms, but she doesn't mind.
I like to think they're happy because we bought them from a breeder.
The breeder would have sold them to a battery farm - their beaks are already clipped short in prepara