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So, I turned 30 and the world didn't end, so that's nice!

I know I've been a bit sparse on the art front. I won't promise to be a hive of activity from now on, but I will absolutely try to make more pieces which of course I'll share (well... the good ones anyway) <3

I'm also going to be in an international sport competition next month, which is ludicrous to me as I'm not sporty?! But I'm representing Ireland all th'same! I... might be shitting it ever so slightly (a lot. I mean a lot)

  • How has your summer been? Do you enjoy the heat?
  • What has been your favourite new find of this year so far (tv show, podcast, comic, artist, etc...)
  • Chocolatey desserts or fruity desserts?
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HorseCookies Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Congrats on the 30!! :iconfrankieplz:

I get to be there with you next year! xD

As for your questions; My summer has been pretty stressful, full of overtime at work, and its waaaaay too hot. Dx
Fave new find this year? Probably my new apartment. Its cute and old, a little far away from work, but a better environment for me I feel. C: Well you see the dessert question all depends on if this is fruity pies or danishes? Or if its homemade or store bought? If its pie or cake, fruit. If its dark chocolate anything else then I'll take it! :eager:

I've also been SUPER dead in the art department so no need to apologize! I hope your year only gets better and that you have fun at that sporting event! :la:
nekophoenix Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2018  Professional General Artist
Thank youuu <3
Happy EXTREMELY EARLY 30th hahaha

ooh I am very happy to hear about your apartment find :3! 

What about dark chocolate pie?!

Thank you again! I actually got a silver medal :D!!!
HorseCookies Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Actually I had the BEST dark chocolate raspberry pie this year!!! :love: So we'll go with that answer for sure! And I usually don't like fruit infused into chocolate! I think what helped was it was probably a raspberry liquor they cooked down and mixed it into the cookie crust! :D

Silver?! :wow: That's so great!! Congrats!!!
nekophoenix Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2018  Professional General Artist
I have never had such a pie and by god I want it now!!!

heeheehee, thank you so much!
HorseCookies Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I tried looking online for a similar recipe, but alas I can find none! T_T Well the shop is called The Pie Chest if you want to try contacting them and beg for the recipe. xD
SHARK-008 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good luck for the sport!

My summer was terribly hot, probably too much for me ( I'm more the winter type ).

Favorite new find, damn hard question. I feel like I found something new every day, but I have nothing in mind right now. ^^;

I'm more fruity dessert s. :P

To all of that question, I'm curious about your answer. :)
nekophoenix Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2018  Professional General Artist
The sport is done and it went well - I got a silver medal :3

The summer has been incredibly hot here too - very strange, quite uncomfortable - I am more of an autumn type myself

I like both chocolate and fruity, but probably chocolate!
SHARK-008 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congrat' for your silver medals! :D

I feel like it was extremely hot everywhere, lot of peoples die here too because of that and conditions in hospitals are really bad. Look like they are not adapt to that kind of temperature.
taichara Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2018
The heat is trying to murder me and it's been a summer of flatmate surgeries and cat surgeries, but we're hanging in there.  Good to hear you are also <3
nekophoenix Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2018  Professional General Artist
Good lord! So many surgeries! I hope all of them went okay <3
taichara Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2018
So far, so good <3
kitty-eared-girl Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Best of luck to ya with the sporting! May I ask what event it is you're participating in? I don't sport myself, but I thoroughly enjoy horseback riding, colorguard and autocross ;)

Summer's been busy as all get out --- family get-togethers, Foo Fighters concert this past week, work on and around the house (as well as working the job that pays me lol). I like the heat better than the cold (my husband and I joke that he's the Siberian tiger while I'm the Bengal, because he all but melts in the heat whereas I spent a great deal of time growing up in the south (Florida for the first 12 years).

Ooooo, I love this question about the new favorite, but sadly I don't think I have an answer as I'm rubbish at keeping track of time frames and when things came out (I'm also well behind the curve on the new trendy things, finding them years after the fact TTwTT ). I'll simplify this to current obsessions, which are The Greatest Showman soundtrack and the TV show Mr. Robot. OH -- and the Themis Files book trilogy (written in an interesting format, contains giant robots, fun times).

I love most desserts (both fruity AND chocolatey) --- Raspberry cheesecake, anything with peanut butter and chocolate as well as chocolate-dipped fruit. I definitely have a sweet-tooth.

What about you, mate? I always enjoy your questions, and getting to hear your own responses.

PS - Told ya 30 wouldn't be too scary <3
nekophoenix Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2018  Professional General Artist
Holy crap your sport-enjoyments are so cool! Mine isn't nearly as interesting! It's badminton (doubles)

Wow, your summer sounds really hectic, but in a kinda good way? I like that you're both tigers hahah!

Same, when it comes to keeping track of new finds! If I had to think off the top of my head I'd say "Gravity Falls" as I FINALLY got 'round to watching it, but I'm sure there's been more! I have heard good things about all the ones you've listed :3

I haven't had chocolate dipped fruit in eeeons but that sounds divine right now! I'd usually go for chocolate but I think I want something more refreshing in the summer :3 
miggea Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
summer has not been as fun as I want, so much work on my licence has led me to not be able to enjoy my summer the way I want to with my free time but its alright.
Fave new find this summer is MY BEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEES! buzz buzz mother fuckers
hmm the last one is hard because it depends on the kind of dessert but I'll go with chocolatey for now 
nekophoenix Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2018  Professional General Artist
Uuughh working through this is not a fun time at all :< though, after it, licence times?

Bees are pretty rad, I can't lie! I like the fact I'm not afraid of them anymore! (well, still a wee bit, if they're in my face)

I know, I'm a bastard for my tough choices (psst: I'll let you have both) 
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