I will never grow up, that is a fact everyone close to me knows. I am the forever magical girl with a ton of stuffies, a ginger cat and lots of pink in home decor, clothes and accessories while staying cute in her style as well. But they are moments in life where I have to put on my big girl panties and act like the 29 year old woman that I am. I had to do it today since I woke up this morning and normally I enjoy a decent sleep in when I don’t have to work or on PM shifts.
Today was the one day off I had between 5 and 3 AM shifts and I am forever thankful to my boss for giving me a single day in lieu otherwise I would have been working 9 days straight. My day off was quite productive however starting with the morning I had a work webinar to do from home that went from an hour, first cooked myself breakfast a decent ham omelette with sliced rockmelon on the side plus more of my amazing Tea Tonic’s well being green tea then the afternoon was regular hair wash and going to my local shopping centre and visiting one of hte insurance companies.
You see I was involved in a minor car accident coming home from Wisemen’s Ferry on the 20th April a day before my younger sister’s birthday, no one was hurt and both our cars still function but because I was the one who bumped the back of the other car, their insurer sent a letter to me asking that I pay for the extra, now I been through enough minor accidents that my parents are sick of my at times reckless driving and of course sick of paying the repairs on my car. Today I decided to do it all on my own without bothering them for help and I did it.
I feel quite accomplished today that I can now relax tonight before I return to work tomorrow morning.
Freeform upfronts were on today and there was no Shadowhunters season 3 announcement, after all that talk on Instagram last week after Spoiler tv released an article saying that they had quietly renewed it. Why would they quietly renew it, if it had been renewed we would have gotten a live announcement on Facebook just like what they did last year when announcing Season 2 to the fandom.
I think they haven’t announced it yet because it is either pending or they want us to get hyped up for 2b being released in June, not long to go now so can’t wait to see it, though the two teasers they released yesterday was so-so, more Climon bullshit with the appearance of them sleeping together, as an avid Clace fan, Clary’s first time is suppose to be with Jace and that is what makes it even more special after everything that has been thrown at them as a couple.
But I’ve already vented about this on other Shadowhunter instagram pages and shared opinions with other Clace fans, we will wait and see what happens especially with the arrival of Sebastian, the real brother of Clary and another pursuer of her affections.
Three days out of eight have been done and dusted so far and I still have yet to continue my exercise, though I’m still very much moving around but not at a cardio level. Mum has been telling me about my budget for our Europe trip in August, thank goodness I been saving up is all I can say despite the random splurges of cute buys online…
Our clocks went back an hour today and I am forever grateful for the extra sleep I got this morning turning six hours into seven, I also worked with my front office manager today, despite being constant with our check outs, the guests were all so lovely and happy people, so we had a lot of fun while on shift. I also got fed breakfast at work today too, we got to have eggs and hash browns plus a free lunch! I can’t say no to fish and chips.
Been on a writing spree when it comes to the story of Mistaken Identity, I am up to chapter 6 for it and so far ironing out the plot while trying to calm down all the crazy ideas that keep entering my head around the fictional tale. Watched Burlesque to help with the dance sequences since the main focus is in the club. Can’t wait for this week to finish though, not just because I’m looking forward to a mini weekend away with mum but to get my rest will be nice.
I haven’t done a mood post in so long for its always been filled up with my personal diary and five likes for the week. Today I’m switching back to this heading because I have been on a creative streak the past week and a half. Whether it is on Minecraft creating beacons, mini forts for my journey and even train lines to go down mountains easier or having four folders consisting of four different stories including Ame’s chronicles.
The other three stories have come from my notebooks of random plot lines that I have jotted down during my high school years, if the idea looks interesting enough again or I can evolve it to something new, I will create it. The stories I have are an Alice in Wonderland rendition, Mistaken Identity- a college girl who desires something more than studying and the Seven Realms- an original fantasy story about a half Dragon/elf king ruling a planet.
I use IMVU to socialise and Second Life if there is something cute in a current event that I want to buy but other than that, my SL days are numbered as I’m becoming less meh over it unless the boyfriend is around but he and I moving into reality very soon 😀
Normally this post between gifs and fashion tiles is a continuating of Ame Hayato’s Chronicles or a diary that includes my weekly 5 likes but tonight I would simply like to express my concern and sympathy for my friends in the United States. My family from the Philippines living there, my Transgender bestie, my Afro-American roleplaying girl friend and my fellow SL fashion blogging Latina. I and the rest of the world are just as scared and behind you, it will be better!
Like your current President said in one of his final speeches “The sun will rise tomorrow” and it will continue to do so for the next four years, even with a Republican president, Senate and Congress you are a sturdy people and will persevere. If it feels like it is going down the drain I have a spare room at my house here down under that you are welcome to live in 😛 ❤
As you readers and followers know I have been posting for my warlock Andais and my Yakuza Ame for a while now, they are my main characters when it comes to short stories here on the Luci Logs. I have also been easing up in my posting every single day and struggling with making a new fashion tile recently. I have instead turned back to traditional writing notes and ideas in my notebooks.
Before I was on my laptop before Second Life and IMVU ever existed in my life, I had so many coloured notebooks and random writing pads with story ideas from primary school all the way up to college post high school. My imagination back then was more innocent but more detailed and vivid in story making. Two days ago I went to watch Finding Dory again but this time with my work colleagues, after our lunch and movie I was taken to a $2 dollar Japanese store that sold the cutest stationary ever!
Bought myself a small black, leather bound notepad and been writing a new story idea in it since, I was inspired by all the sci-fi, post apocalyptic movies I been watching lately especially Mad Max: Fury road. The characters were designed on the website Doll divine and each of the girls were inspired by my dear international friends and bestie Mei. I just hope I can lift all this note taking and biographies into a story format then see it fall through again.
I have been a writer since I was in primary school and then been a roleplayer in the online worlds since 2007, it has been both my creative space and my escape when reality is too hard. Over the years, friends and acquaintances have complimented my work and asked have I considered being a writer as a career. I did dwell on it in Yr 11 while still in high school when my best friend and I were doing random collaborations of stories together.
Unfortunately getting to be the next Jane Austen or JK Rowling is very hard for any wannabe writer so I decided to go logically, moving through jobs and career paths until hotels of where I am today. It wasn’t until yesterday while on front desk, my Assistant manager and mentor into being a team leader got a brief read of my Warcraft stories on this blog and it had left her stuttering and almost speechless!
I never thought I would have someone who enjoyed my story and someone who was outside the fantasy world, pixel lands and fellow roleplayers. Someone who is more in reality and never heard of World of Warcraft. She had stated after reading the first two paragraphs that I was in the wrong industry and should consider making my writing into a serious career. It had always been a dream career but only the lucky ones can get successful with the publishers.
Still it left a warm feeling in my chest especially on such a cold day and left me living in that moment and realising that despite my short stories that I post in this blog, I still have that creative talent inside of me 😀
I completed my warlock’s battleground short series the day before I watched Warcraft and did my first short story for the Ame Chronicles renewing it after two years of silence. Now since last night I been re-writing up the notes and excerpts of an old story that I had written during my IMVU days. Replacing old friends with one of my besties and re-doing the plot even today on my day off I have been still writing up ideas while seeking inspiration through sci-fi and fantasy aesthetics on tumblr.
My bestie from U.S, Katie has been assisting me especially with the character that is based off her cyborg avatar as well as the science terms of how a starship works. Hopefully my brain does not wander off like it usually does with any type of story and go off to start another new story and at least write this one from start to finish.
We’ll see how I go just glad my creativity is still alive in my head 😀
I blame the abrupt change of seasons from a balmy Autumn to a freezing end of season and saying goodbye to the El Nino. It started last night when I was watching my Justice league cartoon flicks and there it was the irritating, sore throat. Woke up for AM shift this morning and didn’t feel crash hot either and it was cold! According to my aunt at 8am it was only 1 degree and I was already at work. The cold started hitting me during check out time, worst timing ever! But I was quite lucky with mum dropping by to give me some meds to help battle the virus.
So very fortunate that I am working the PM shift for the next two days then off for three so it will hopefully be a rest and recovery mode while also catching up with my high school girl friends on June 3rd 😀
After deciding to restart the Ame Hayato Chronicles as well as continue writing up the many random stories featuring my human warlock Andais Lu, I have realised after the two days since I posted something in this blog I haven’t done anything yet. Call it procrastinating at its finest, all the ideas are there in my head and ready to be written into a great short story and yet I still haven’t done it. Don’t worry it will happen soon, after I get inspired to do my next fashion tile for Second Life.
In other real life news I am really sick of this back burning that our fire brigades have been doing up in our mountains to prepare us for next Summer because we get severe bushfires. Don’t they realise we need a break from all this smoke or our air quality will be that of Shanghai! x.x
My mum is starting to notice the arrivals of cute accessories at our door step and has been asking me aren’t I saving for both Hawaii this year and hopefully Europe next year. I am but I just can’t help myself, all the cute items that I have been purchasing whether through Ebay or Etsy has been something fun to my collection and founding my original style.
I got my first Japan crate titled Doki Doki and this month’s theme is Decoden, so all cute decora accessories including these two ice-cream cone pens that my colleague at work Honey wants to see 😀 I also got a Moon crisis compact that can is a container for stationary or small jewellery. From the online store of Dolls Kill, I got these very cute heart glasses as well as a choker with a rose on it that reminds me of one of my favourite Disney tales- Beauty and the Beast.
Still waiting upon a few more items from Ebay and Spree Picky, oh gosh I could shop in Spree Picky all day if I wanted to, they have so many magic girl/pretty items and even make for the plus size girls. I highly recommend the website.
After catching up with a former roleplaying acquaintance on IMVU last week and re-reading the stories of the characters I have loved and enjoyed, I have decided to bring my oldest back from being dormant. Some of my earliest followers would recognise her for she has her own tab on the top of my blog. The first RP character I made on IMVU in 2008 after I said farewell to my messenger angel.
Ame Hayato, my Yakuza is making a comeback alongside my warlock and her tales so if you enjoyed her chronicles, stay tuned I am hoping to post more about her ongoing story soon 😀
The past 4 days including today I have been working the morning shift at the hotel which is basically 7am-3pm, I mean it is not as bad when I used to work in the city and have to wake up at 5am to get to work on time but still I am cruising on 5-6hrs of sleep a day this week if lucky and it’s finally catching up to me this afternoon. It is Friday though and I am going to my usual haunt in the city this evening and then one more day of work until the weekend!
Can’t wait, don’t know what I’ll be doing on my three days off but I’m sure there will be something like hanging out with Mei as always 😀 Slightly off topic though I did get another positive review on Trip advisor and was told by my Front office manager yesterday when we worked together, advised by my beloved dad to print and keep all the reviews, it’s good to show off in a resume.
It is more so since I went on a slight shopping splurge at the Kitten D’amour shop on my previous day off I have been switching my playlist to more 50s-60s era. To be precise, the girl at the shop named Luna recommended me to a youtube music channel called Post modern jukebox, it is a large group of various artists and musicians who remix today’s music into vintage songs.
I already bought ‘Bye Bye Bye’ by N*SYNC and ‘Single Ladies’ by Beyonce because I found their remixes very catchy and easy to bop to or to just to have as background music when I’m multi-tasking. I also got into Daft Punk partially because of my other half and his random happy tunes though he is still very much a Muse fanboy and can’t wait to see them public again. And I just diverted this random topic from music to my partner…my bad.