Ys

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The down-side to being in full-time office work is how easily it tires me out. It saps whatever energy I used to put towards blogging, writing hardcore at least a few times a week, etc. There's also the fact that I'm trying to wrap myself around how working four 8.75-hour days, plus one day at the archive in York, per week is going to work out. I've just come through my first battery of four long days, and I feel so worn out (as I've lost a lot of sleep in the past fortnight, I mean to the tune of two nights where I didn't sleep at all and still had to get up and work in the morning). In spite of the fact I'm working, the weekly train fare is going to be pretty annoying. I don't know where to start, and I'm afraid my writing is going to suffer even more than it already has. I've written only three poems in the past month and a half. No fiction. That's not cool.

I'm reading John Crowley's Aegypt Cycle at the moment, and I find two of the protagonists so annoying that I want to smack them. About the only thing that keeps me going is the absolutely gorgeous novel-within-the-novels sub-plot involving John Dee, Edward Kelley, and strange angels. And also a bit of Shakespeare and Queen Elizabeth I.

More than anything, I wish I could stop being tired.

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Ugh, office work can really kill creative energy. I've noticed the same in myself, and I hate it. I've written a tiny bit of poetry, but fiction is not happening. :/

Which Sigur Rós album is "Veröld Ný Óg Óð" from, btw? It isn't ringing any bells for me.

It's from Von. My least favorite of theirs, but I don't dislike it, either.

Ah, that explains why it didn't sound familiar - I haven't listened to Von too much at all.

I will say this: it's more noise than music. Interesting noise, but noise nonetheless. As is the EP Ba Ba Tiki Di Do.

Ugh, I feel your pain. I feel so absolutely wrung out at the end of my work day that all my desire to write is gone. It's not so much the time - I could grind out an hour or so - it's the frame of mind I can't generate.

An hour if I'm lucky, yes. But usually less.

Same here, although my time seems to be mysteriously vanishing, too...

Yeah, mine too, if I'm honest. I've taken to keeping a notebook in the kitchen so I can scribble while I'm waiting for something to boil or brown.

*hugs*
I do completely understand and hope you have the chance to get some rest soon!

Also: Sigur Ros is ♥.

As albums go, I'm of the general opinion that they'll never top ( ), but Takk is a pretty close second.

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