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Nat Walker
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"This is why we can't have nice things."
"This is why we can't have nice things."

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Dreaming of a richer world
Oh, Puddleglum. <3 'One word, Ma'am,' he said, coming back from the fire; limping, because of the pain. 'One word. All you've been saying is quite right, I shouldn't wonder. I'm a chap who always liked to know the worst and then put the best face I can on i...

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I wish we could all game in the mountains, at high altitude
Fringes are fascinating. I tend to find that most of my better ideas occur in the grey margins between two areas of thought/endeavour. Take this realisation from last night, for example: Developing an idea for a video game as if you were developing it for a...

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the siege (part 7)
Done and done. And now, amusing as this little gig has been (what with the posting every time the twitchiness grew too much; and the security guard who keeps poking his head in the door and shaking his head in wonder that I'm still here) I'm off. Going to g...

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the siege (part 6)
Almost, almost, so almost done. Turns out the main reading is easier to write up. I'm closing in on 500 words to go and I've still like a whole 7 hours before my next tute begins. ^_^ ... It's way too late to be doing this kind of bunk. I need chocolate. :<

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the siege (part 5)
So. Yeah. Turns out I'd been writing on the wrong reading. The optional one. Smeg. ... Time for chocolate.

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the siege (part 4)
Mmm. Grapes. Grapes are the best. ... Definitely going stir-crazy here in this lab, but I've now learned a lot about panopticism. Like, a lot . Probably more than I'll ever want or need to know. Hooray? ... Only 9 hours and 800 words to go. Please. Shoot me...

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the siege (part 3)
Mmm. SPAM . So good. ^_^ More seriously though; been researching the controversy surrounding one of the more iconic photographs to emerge from the Vietnam War, Eddie Adams' picture of police chief General Nguyễn Ngọc Loan executing a Vietcong prisoner, Nguy...

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the siege (part 2)
I have supplies! \o/ Wasabi peas, chocolate, grapes. Also SPAM, instant noodles, and a bottle of bloodorange juice that was on markdown. Oh, and a few breakfast shakes for tomorrow (and some energy drinks that were on special. Because, um, reasons ). The la...

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the siege (part 1)
A long night awaits me. After failing to get in touch with my bed provider for this evening I have decided to stick it out in the computer lab. Retreat to the car remains an option (if I can't convince the security guy to let me nap under one of the desks),...
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