Kitchen Overkill

Something has come to my attention of late, and I need to get it off my chest. Here it is: a kitchen can be too nice for my liking. Maybe …

Kids These Days

Can we talk about kids these days? Sorry to sound like a grumpy old so-and-so, but when I was fourteen, I was more than happy to source my pocket money …

Good Old Tom

Over-Botch doesn’t have a great many NPCs, but they do add them every now and then for the most popular professions. I guess they’re very slowly starting to populate the …

Spread the Cooling

All this talk of air conditioning, and it being too hot, and too cold…it’s disgraceful, really. It’s purely a distraction from the important things in life, like providing air conditioning …

Tales of the Ocean

I know anthologies don’t sell all that well, but the true genius of my short story collection is that they all tell one unified story: the story of the ocean. …

Hooray for Budgeting

Budgets. Budgets are VERY grown up. I never thought I’d grow up, personally, but events certainly do move very quickly. One minute I’m teaching a prep class how to paint …

Glazing is Fine?

Sometimes I don’t think we’re actually learning anything about architecture in this course. Don’t get me wrong, I’m having a great time and everything, but it’s way too much fun. …

Damage Control

My brother, Harold, is always breaking my stuff. It’s been like this since the day I was born, when he ruined by crib mattress by nicking off with it and …

Just Mechanic Problems

I’m really starting to see the doctor point of view, from multiple angles. Firstly, I now understand the frustration doctors feel when people book appointments because they have some sniffles. …

Paperwork and Offices

Apparently in this realm they have things called ‘chiropractors’, and they’re the ones that help you out when you have twinges in your back. Sounds pretty good to me, because …