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.
A few years ago my family and I were hanging out with an old friend and his daughter. The daughter showed a lot of interest in anime, especially Attack on Titan, drawing incredible pictures, collecting memorabilia etc.
After some time, she flicked over to Cartoon Network and we were introduced to Steven Universe. Now we are all kind of hooked on this amazing show. There’s something like 50 episodes on Netflix and if highly recommend to check it out.
Steven Universe has brought this kind of, “feel good” atmosphere into our household after watching it. Most episodes end with this happy upbeat ending that our daughter loves.
Sorry, thought I should add a post about something family related!
October 2018 I was told I would lose my job in 4 months. Then when December rolled around I saw a job application to become a driving instructor. I wasn’t too sure about it at first but when I looked back at my learning experiences I knew I found a job I might enjoy.
Skip forward to March and I start taking lessons to become an ADI (Advanced Driving Instructor). 2 months later and I was in a new job in a warehouse (had to pay the bills some how) and then flash forward to last thursday… and I’m taking the theory test, the first of three exams. I have no idea how I did it but I managed to pass… barely… incredibly lucky.
So my lessons have begun again as I prepare for the next exam and a few things have come to my attention which my wife and I hadn’t worked out/considered. When you look at monthly costs (buying a driving instructor car, petrol etc) it adds up and eats into how much you make by a lot. The hours are great, picking my own times etc. but the cost is pretty high.
I guess I shall see how things go and keep up to date! I also have a few family stories I should post on here…
We are all still sick sadly. My wife bought a humidifier which I honestly didn’t know existed, I thought there were only dehumidifiers. Apparently, they help sore and dry throats, so let’s see how it goes.
My daughter is making small improvements, her voice has lost the deep screeching sound but it’s been replaced with a full sound. Sadly things aren’t great for my wife, her fibromyalgia is really messing with her legs. Along with the cold, well she’s seen better days.
This is a short post as it’s kinda late and I know I needed to at least post something. I think I’m going to talk about some anime in the next one, I really want to talk about the new Sword Art Online season.