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I'm going to have to start giving them their own tag

You Can Fly )

Dynasty )

The Jamberry wraps are proving a challenge, both with application and with photographing. I'm doing reasonably well with application, though I certainly have room to improve and try new things. Photography has been a bigger challenge as I struggle with angles. It's hard to photograph one hand with the other--so many photos are out of focus or not framed properly. I'm sure there must be some trick to it I haven't yet figured out.
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Most of you have probably seen these via my other social media. But for those who haven't, my recent interest in Jamberry manicures continues.

Autumn Romance )

Afternoon Tea paired with Lagoon )

Hearts A Glow paired with Sorbet )
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Wow, the first week of the year has gone already.

Things have been a bit unsettled for the last few days. There have been a couple of factors. A weather change has been coming through, so Friday and most of Saturday were high pain days for me and left me feeling pretty wiped. It took me longer than it should have to realise I wasn't going to get anything productive done on Friday and settle in with a book instead.

Another thing that has been on my mind has been the demise of LiveJournal. I wasn't really active over there, but had kept my account to keep in touch with a few diehard friends who weren't really active anywhere else. However, now that LJ have moved their servers to Russia, even those few friends have jumped ship and joined up here. I've also gained a few new friends from [personal profile] st_aurafina's friending meme.

It's had me rethinking how I use this journal. I tend to swing back and forth about how much of my personal life I share in public and under filter. At the moment, I'm inclined to be a bit more public. I like getting to know people and I realise it can be difficult for other people to get to know me if everything is under filter. I expect at some point later down the track, I will swing back the other way again.

Also, why don't I write more about my fandoms? I grew up mostly without the internet and wasn't interested in the same media that my friends were. My consciousness of fandom didn't really start until just a few years ago. So I'm still getting used to the idea this is something I can write about and that people will be interested in.


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