Winter Wasteland

-- You know that Christmas Carol, the one I really don't like. In the Bleak Midwinter. At the start of the song, there's a bit lyrical vomit where the writer didn't quite know what to write, so he ended up putting "snow on snow, on snow, on snow". Well, I actually know what he was talking about now. See, the last week, it's been snowing like mad, then stopped, then started again, and stopped again. Trains were cancelled, shops and universities closed and nobody was enjoying it after a while. Snow is a lot like Frankie Boyle: it's best when it's a little bit at a time. Which meant for some pretty mad rushes as soon as it was safe to walk around outside again, and the shops were open. People trying to stock up as much as possible in case they got completely snowed in and had to resort to eating each other.

On the other hand I've had a blast doing all the work, having finished just about everything. Visual effects work looks kind of bad but it's not as bad as I thought it might be. Essay's been written and, for my Toil and Trouble project, I've had a good time remodeling the witch and animating the face to actually made it look like she's saying or feeling things.

One week left until presentations and hand ins, and all that's left are tweeks. I like tweeks, you don't have to put in a great deal of concentation into them.

And, to carry on with the Christmas Countdown, here's .....