April 10th, 2006

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On keeping a journal/diary

I wonder if I can get myself into the habit of making regular journal entries by writing only a line or two and tagging each entry with "journal" to indicate that it's nothing more than a statement of what's been happening.

The problem is that there is so much to say about things, that I end up not bothering. I remember once in my childhood getting an excercise book and starting a journal. I included so much detail, including which roads we travelled when going on weekend day trips, that I eventually gave up.

The closest thing I have to a consistent journal/diary is my photo library, but I'm too lazy to annotate photos much. I should post to Flickr more, adding captions as I go.

Anyway, if you see boring, two line posts from me with the tag journal, and you'll know that I'm trying and you can just move on to the next post.
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Trying this one line journal thing...

Friday: Practice run for next week's trip to The Shoot Out. We were out till 1:30 AM and got 1 minute 49 seconds of film. Next Friday is going to be a very long night.

Saturday: Dinner at Mexican Cantina in Narre Warren with Mace, Lindy, David and Kerryn. Good mains, average desserts, lowbrow but family-friendly service. Lots of "can I take that from youse?" in Aussie never-heard-Spanish-in-my-life accents.

Yesterday: Rehearsal, followed by dinner at Cafe Grande Forno. Slowly reconditioning myself to stop calling it Cafe Porno.

Misc: Theresa is making me a costume for As You Like It. I'm going to freeze to death, but it'll look good.