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detail: late last nightLate last night, while inking this week's strip, I sent an email through to UK women's comics guru Carol Bennet (at behest of crazycrone) with a couple of email addresses of people she might want to contact (there's some sort of big women's comics beano in London in february next year -- like the Fanny gatherings she used to put on) and she wrote back, "pleased to hear you are still fighting the good fight".

Trouble is, I'm not altogether convinced that I am. Still, never mind, eh? At least I have a flat-packed IKEA tallboy waiting for me at home.

Pff, look at my little face there. I've just seen the snow, but it's three-four-five something in the morning. Why can't nice things happen when you've got the energy to appreciate them?

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motodraconis
30th Nov, 2005 12:14 (UTC)
This weeks strip
Have you been borrowing my life perchance? The fact that I never have any time amidst all the endless lists of "things that must be done," aggravates me on a daily, (nay, an hourly) basis.
cleanskies
30th Nov, 2005 13:06 (UTC)
I'm starting to feel it might be a life-stages thing
You know: At first the grub,
Squirming fitfully through no-sugar rusks and c-beebies;
Then the underage smoker, sulking and stropping
Behind the eternal bike-shed, sneaking and creeping
Out the teachers at school. Then the goth,
Sighing, black-clad, full of strange poems
And gloomy contemplations. Then the temp,
Full of strange obsessions, suited like a politician,
Jealous of mug, slack and lax at work,
Seeking the permanent positition
Even in local goverment. And then the mortgagee,
In hangdog face with endlesses stresses lin'd,
With tired eyes and never-ending to-do list,
Full of great ideas and fantastic plans;
That never come to fruit. The sixth age shifts
Into the lean and bitter ...
charleston
30th Nov, 2005 13:24 (UTC)
Re: life-stages
apart from not having been an underage smoker (I was teacher's pet instead) this fits very well...

motodraconis
30th Nov, 2005 13:33 (UTC)
Re: I'm starting to feel it might be a life-stages thing
I never got the life stages, read...

In hangdog face with endlesses stresses lin'd,
With tired eyes and never-ending to-do list,
Full of great ideas and fantastic plans;


From age 15 onwards, unrelenting.
undyingking
30th Nov, 2005 12:21 (UTC)
flat-packed IKEA tallboy
Is that your new name for damiancugley?
badasstronaut
30th Nov, 2005 12:35 (UTC)
Re: flat-packed IKEA tallboy
Ha!
cleanskies
30th Nov, 2005 13:14 (UTC)
handy guide:
Damian CugleyIKEA tallboy
buddleia
30th Nov, 2005 14:07 (UTC)
Re: handy guide:
Are they related? I feel we should be told.

*beats Private Eye into pulp with a stick*
marstokyo
30th Nov, 2005 13:18 (UTC)
I LOVE the 5th panel--- NO!
cleanskies
30th Nov, 2005 13:42 (UTC)
this morning,
every morning.
stylishbastard
30th Nov, 2005 13:31 (UTC)
I like your comics.
cleanskies
30th Nov, 2005 13:42 (UTC)
Why, thank you, kind sir.
benchilada
30th Nov, 2005 14:07 (UTC)
It snowed on my birthday (Friday) and that made me happy as fuck.

I'm tired of doing the things I'm obligated to do.
I thinking about not doing them ever again.
charleston
30th Nov, 2005 21:00 (UTC)
btw you ARE fighting the good fight, you're my current hero of creativity, and you were in my dream the other night...
mondoagogo
1st Dec, 2005 15:56 (UTC)
Did she have pink hair? I have this theory...,
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