The Year Of Priorities

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Rotella Destroyer – The Climb #400

Sunday 25th February 2018 I had a late night last night.  I think it boiled down to not wanting to care so much about the result today.  People go to Fightcamp or other events and fight with massive hangovers where I will always get an early night and mentally prep.  I think I wanted an [...]

2018-02-26T19:26:21+00:00February 26th, 2018|Health, Swordfighting, The Climb|0 Comments

The First Tournament of 2018 – The Climb #399

Saturday 24th February 2018 Today was my first swordfighting tournament this year.  It’s been a rough couple of months for my swordfighting.  I came away from my last tournament feeling defeated and ready for a break.  I was overwhelmed with swordfighting stuff from dues to websites and the net result was that I felt ready [...]

2018-02-26T18:52:11+00:00February 25th, 2018|Health, Swordfighting, The Climb|0 Comments

Coming To A Head – The Climb #398

Friday 23rd February 2018 I feel like everything is coming to a head.  You know in those apocalyptic movies where all the signs of the impending cataclysm align?  Well, that seems to be my life right now. You see, I’m due feedback on my latest round of rewrites on Black as Knight.  I’m hoping that [...]

2018-02-26T18:19:10+00:00February 24th, 2018|Publishing, The Climb, Writing|0 Comments

The Need For Agency – The Climb #396

Wednesday 21st February 2018 One of the things my agent always stresses on me is the need for agency.  A character needs to be doing things, rather than have things happen to them. Whilst early drafts can be guilty of forgetting that, it’s something I do believe in enough that I apply it to my [...]

2018-02-23T20:51:10+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Health, Swordfighting, The Climb, Writing|0 Comments

Recharging Spoons – The Climb #395

Tuesday 20th February 2018 I’m feeling a lot brighter today.  After feeling low yesterday, I seem to have perked back up and have been on a bit of a high today. It was another day of media consumption today.  My friend has been watching a lot of Supernatural lately and I’ve been joining in whenever [...]

2018-02-23T21:03:29+00:00February 21st, 2018|The Climb, TV, Writing|0 Comments

Downwards Spiral – The Climb #394

Monday 19th February 2018 I was feeling a bit low today.  It looks some plans that were coming together on Friday are now falling apart and as a result I just got myself into a downwards spiral.  It’s not like it’s the end of the world but it certainly felt like it today. The day [...]

2018-02-21T02:03:47+00:00February 21st, 2018|The Climb, TV, Writing|0 Comments

Back Fighting – The Climb #393

Sunday 18th February 2018 I sparred for the first time in nearly 3 weeks today.    The plan had been to really see how the finger could cope with a potential tournament next weekend. It’s my offhand that’s damaged and I suppose that’s been a bit lucky.  The competitions I’ve entered don’t really need my offhand.  [...]

2018-02-19T16:04:18+00:00February 19th, 2018|Health, Swordfighting, The Climb|0 Comments

Earthquake! – The Climb #392

Saturday 17th February 2018 There’s something about an early start.  I’m usually too exhausted to get up really early, or instead find myself pottering around until it’s late in the day, but after returning from a friend’s house relatively early last night I got a decent night’s sleep and was walking to the supermarket to [...]

2018-02-18T19:12:52+00:00February 18th, 2018|Swordfighting, The Climb, TV, Writing|0 Comments

Gaining Some Direction – The Climb #391

Friday 16th February 2018 A plan is formulating that will hopefully see me back swordfighting and competing soon. The finger is slowly healing.  Over the past week I’ve seen a massive crack in the tip slowly fuse together and heal over.  It’s been quite miraculous to watch.  How do our bodies know to heal?  If [...]

2018-02-17T09:59:43+00:00February 17th, 2018|Health, Swordfighting, The Climb, Writing|0 Comments

The Bad Patient – The Climb #390

Thursday 15th February 2018 I am a bad patient.  I know I have to give my finger time to heal.  It’s slowly getting there and I’m glad I’ve been sensible.  But at the same time, I’m a little frustrated. Not having 101 requests for things to be done for swordfighting is incredibly relaxing.  I think [...]

2018-02-16T23:51:08+00:00February 16th, 2018|Health, Swordfighting, The Climb, TV|0 Comments