As 2018 draws to a close, the end of an era is also near. As of yesterday, my beloved horse has been sold and moved to a new home, in the hopes of providing her with the life that I myself cannot. It's been months of deep thoughts. Considerations. Trying to find compromises and solutions … Continue reading End of an era
Was up to my usual antics again, after having ordered another doll and collected (and having paid the murderous import taxes), I figured a somewhat 'unorthodox' unbooxing sequence was in order. After all.... It wouldn't be like me to miss an opportunity to be a little mental.. 😉 I honestly half expected it to get … Continue reading SD: Eiji unboxing
It's been a good while since I did any photos of any kind, mainly due to IRL being more hectic than ever and downtime becomes a commodity rather than something to be taken for granted. My obsession with the SmartDoll continues, it's a handy hobby that can be enjoyed in bite-sized portions, rather than needing … Continue reading SD:Grounded!
It's been almost three months since Keisuke Kai came 'home', and I've been up to my ears in sewing projects ever since. This is a fairly large doll, coming in at 1/3 scale, so roughly 60cm tall. I'm used to making human sized clothes, and usually skirts/dresses at that, so making something for a dude … Continue reading SD: Introducing my new Smart Doll
Summer riding camp came and went, and my Asperger's decided to give me an unannounced meltdown, so any time not on a horse was spent in solitude, desperately trying to recover some energy. I was hoping to do one of my usual write ups of this course, but I ended up with nary a note, … Continue reading Quick update =^.^=
It's that time of year, where the annual 4-day clinic in Academic Art of Riding with Monika Sanders takes place at our yard. I've been riding regularly for Monika for the last four years, though usually only on her week end clinics. Having other instructors as my main source, with Monika's week ends every 6 … Continue reading Summer camp: Academic Art of Riding
Living in the middle of a city has its perks and drawbacks. On the up side; every service imaginable is nearby, and it's easy to travel via public transport. The drawback for me, is that there's not much contact with nature. The constant drone of traffic by far overshadows the rustle of nearby leaves and … Continue reading IRL: City Tour