Rhiwbina Halt was opened by the Cardiff Railway in 1911, one of the original stops along it's route into Cardiff. Two lines ran through it's two platforms, which were connected via a footbridge. The halt was simply renamed Rhiwbina following it's absorption into the Great Western Railway, and the station was reduced to one track along … Continue reading Retracing the Cardiff Railway, Part Eight: Rhiwbina Halt
What do you do when you don't know what you want to do? I've completed my MA now. The whole point of doing the degree was to give me more options in getting jobs. But I don't know what I want to do. Only what I don't want to do. I don't want to work … Continue reading Down Sunday.
Two years ago, I took the last chance to do a Masters Degree. The costs were going to steeply rise soon, and I had never completed my BA, but had enough industry experience to skip to the MA. I feel I need the qualifications, so I decided to do it. Due to my circumstances, I … Continue reading MA
After spending four years working in finance and seeing what missed bills and spiralling debt does to people, I vowed never to get like that. And four years later I've become EXACTLY that. It's scary. I'd speak to these people on the phone, and my heart would bleed for them, for no matter how shit … Continue reading Peaks and Troughs. It’s trough time.
I need to list some stuff so I know what I'm doing. • MA Animation - Need to finish my first draft script, and do and essay about... some... vague self-set question. • Auto Assembly - need to finish colours for cover and three interior pages. • Allspark Collected Comics - need to complete layout … Continue reading Trying And Failing To Keep Track.
I like to think I have a fairly upbeat and optimistic outlook for the most part, but I suspect that the reality is a little different. But some days, like today, just sap me of any drive, motivation or enthusiasm. The sort of day when the voices in the back of my head whisper how … Continue reading I hate days like this.
I have a weird relationship with the Thought Bubble conventions. Usually it's an ungodly pain-in-the-ass to get to, and one of the Lou Scannon comics least-selling cons, but it's a good laugh once I'm there. TB13 tables sold out in a couple of nanoseconds this year, so it seems. Team Scannon missed out on nabbing … Continue reading Thought Bubble 2013: Ruminations of an ill man.