• Writing Updates,  Short Stories,  Writing Submissions

    Changing Berters to Gearshifts and Other Writing Updates

    Partial repost from my DeviantART journal plus other things. I haven’t been online for some time due to a massive increase in work commitments and some health issues, but I have been working on Rolamaton stories behind the scenes and planning some changes here and there, too. One of these changes will affect The Berter Family stories, that I’m renaming into The Gearshift Family. I’m changing their last name because “Berter” didn’t sit right with me: it felt more like a placeholder that had been put there waiting for a better name that would really suit an Electronian bot. Well, Gearshift is the final choice. I couldn’t get the name…

  • Personal Diary

    On people who judge my hoarded house

    It’s frustrating. People who come to my house on visit – whether that’s family members, friends or other relatives – have the bad habit to judge my house and the way I handle it (and me with it). They get particularly upset about the piles of stuff I have in the corners, the kitchen that needs some cleaning (it certainly does, but I’m dealing with lombalgy and I can barely stand, so that will have to wait) and my general predisposition to be a hoarder. Well, here’s the thing: I love being a hoarder! Simply because the things I hoard make me happy. Oh yes, sometimes it’s stressing when it’s…