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Kind of a halt

August 13, 2016

Netbook has died, due to water spillage (my own fault). I used it to blog while I was hanging out with cats, watching TV.

Not half as keen for sitting up at PC because it’s something I associate with work. But I’ll see what I can do.

Not apologising, my blogging is such that no-one really cares, but I’m recognising there’s another barrier to it now.


Cos I’m posting it everywhere

April 9, 2013

Cute pic of Diesel stretching I found on the iPad!



May 14, 2012

What can I say.. I was somehow bought ‘’ and I’m going to try and blog there. Not very regularly. Possibly about games/cats/books/libraries – who knows. It’s not going to be as mainstream or as big a deal as either Nerf the Cat or Book of Grudges – because I don’t seem as invested or opinionated anymore. But it makes sense to go with my twitter ID as a website.

See you there, or not. I won’t be monitoring who links or who reads, and it’s going to take me a while to get back in the swing of things, especially with a few job things still in flux for me and not really being sure what games I’m playing!!

Thanks all for staying watching this blog though. I still love the header and the name 🙂


Diesel says hi

May 8, 2012

Diesel says hi

He’s keeping the blog warm for me.


Freak Out

June 26, 2011

Anyone still there? Considering resurrecting the blog a little. I’ll probably talk more about my job in a library, in terms of the technology, the books I read, etc. But also about TV stuff, the games I’m playing (not many since a few back problems). But mostly wanted to freak out anyone who still had this on their RSS!



Another Break

August 13, 2009

My father died the other day, am in London learning how to deal with this as a horribly adult thing to do. For a better sense of things, see Spinks’ post on it over at Spinksville.

Re-evaluating blogging, because let’s face it, I’m rubbish and Book of Grudges was really just a glitch, a chance for Hawley and Spinks to shine and me to do a lot of tag-adding!

I don’t have much to say anymore. So I may or may not return to it.

Will finish the Comic Con stuff, when I get home sometime next week.

But really.

I’m not sure Nerf the Cat is worth your RSS feeds!


City Dungeon – Altdorf

January 11, 2009

It’s so bad, I’m not even sure what the dungeon I was co-opted into was – something sewer-y, with skaven.

I went back to WAR to participate in some secretly arranged push for territory – it was to be my triumphant return as Kaja, doing something I didn’t need to be too stressed about, checking out ORVR and distracting me from levelling my Knight. And we were in Reikland, an area I’m ashamed to say I don’t know so well. We kicked some butt. We took some BOs, we watched for Destruction, we formed an Alliance warband when the other two warbands out and about got too full and we wanted to be together. We defended a BO – it was good, but chaotic, like I remember.

And then it happened, someone on Alliance was desperate for a healer that didn’t have locks to somewhere. Someone in our guild suggested me. I put them off by saying I r eally was just here for the oRVR. They kept bugging me. Friend from guild kind of pushed me along too. I was told it was ‘just half an hour’ and so I caved and went. Bad call. I was in a group where I knew no-one, with people who’d been waiting an hour for a healer, and who had high expectations of me. And my heart wasn’t really in it. I told them I’d never been and to explain things about fights. They said ‘just heal’. The majority of the dungeon was pretty easy, it seemed to me. It really was just heal – but it also wasn’t half an hour. Then we got to the end fight, which no-one decided to explain, until I died (of course). Then we did it again, and a third time – all the while with me getting not-so-helpful advice about my healing, which really didn’t help at all. I ended up stressed, miserable, but easily keeping them healed. But I had a rotten time.

Weirdly, the fight was almost identical to one in a LotRO instance that I ran with a group of friends the next night. One that I didn’t feel stressed about at all. It’s probably what I feel comfortable doing with each character and a sign of how long it is since I’ve played Kaja that I feel uncomfortable and unsure of my abilities. But I guess I’m also unsure of new people, not as sociable as I once was – and though it’s nice to see new content, I somehow have become used to seeing it on my own terms, and this unsettled me. I haven’t been back to WAR since, but I think I’ll pop in sometime soon, just to assure the guild I’m not THAT freaked out!


And so it begins…

January 4, 2009

I’m guessing that the vast majority of people who see this page will see it because of Book of Grudges. And yes, this is what happens when you can’t quite shake the blogging bug. A new blog, a new title and this one is me – solo. I’ve linked to where Spinks is currently blogging and I’ll be adding to the blogroll very soon – expect to see my favourite blogs listed here really soon.