Chapter 55: Studying

Time is something we can never get back and lately, I’ve felt as if I’ve been wasting a lot of my youth and my future.

I met my wife over 10 years ago and when we first started dating, we had hopes, dreams, plans etc. Most of the things we wanted just never happened and with kids in our lives, we probably won’t do for another 15-20 years.

I’ve talked about it before but for year’s I’ve wanted to write and direct a film. It’s probably not going to be any good, I just want to make one. I took a few steps, wrote a few scripts, bought a decent mic and about 6 months ago bought a camera. But I just never put the effort into actually doing it.

Well, I’m 33 and I’m going to start taking my first real steps into filming an indie movie. I’m taking an online course about scriptwriting, I’ve bought audiobooks to help. I’m giving my self 2 years to save money and film something.

I’ll talk more about what I’m learning and how things are coming along.

Until next time!

Chapter 53: It’s been awhile.

It’s been almost a month since my last post, so let’s see what’s happened (spoiler, not a lot).

Last week 4 of us at my work we’re taken to one side and told our manager wants to fire all of us after Christmas. There’s been a lot of screw-ups from people in our area and the manager has decided that it’s just too much.

I’m not sure how many screw-ups I’ve been involved in, I’d like to say none but there’s been the odd few that I’m aware of. So now it’s really just a matter of time until after Christmas (the busy period).

Ummmm the 2019 UK election is next week and the news seems to be throwing all sorts of different information around. I have noticed that not a lot of people on my social media tend to do their research though when it comes to false news. Some of my friends just spread whatever they like without looking up if it’s correct.

I actually saw a family member share a post about some burglars in the area with a photo of Harry and Marv from Home Alone, with a bunch of angry emojis. I can understand not recognising people or even knowing who they are, but if you see something online, check for multiple sources, get all the facts, then keep an eye out for the burglars from Home Alone!

Remember to Vote next week if you live in the UK!

Chapter 42: Podcasting Again.

As this is being written it is… 2:33 AM Sunday morning. A good friend of mine and old Podcasting buddy Tom are sitting down to record a practice session for our podcast. For the last 3 hours my wife has been coming down stairs to wake my sleeping arse up from the sofa.

About a week ago I messaged Tom asking/ telling him that I want to record some more practice podcast sessions. There is a lot of things going on in my life lately, what with a new job, my wife’s Fibromyalgia, my son being born etc, so it’s hard to keep up with projects that I want to sink my teeth into, like podcasting and making movies.

It’s nice to get back into recording podcasts. Ever since I first heard about podcasts and listened to them, I think maybe 12-13 years ago, I’ve been interested in making podcasts and sharing my opinion with friends online. I honestly don’t know if anyone I record with will ever read these posts but I just want to say, thank you for being awesome and helping me move towards some of my dreams.