… To get my own net connection.
The house we rent at the moment has phone sockets but the line isn’t connected right now. It’s never been a priority: I use my mobile phone to make calls and do simple things online (like blog 😛 ) and I go to my dads to use the Internet there (which I pay for on his line). But the change of hours is making that pretty hard now. I tend not to finish til 6 during the week and that makes getting to dads hard as I don’t drive and the buses are terrible round here.
So I’m going to have to take the plunge. More hours means more money which means I can fork out the £129 connection fee, plus pay the line rental after that. Then I’ll simply shift the my Internet account from dads to mine. I’ll finally be out of the dark ages.
Another benefit would be I can concentrate on my art again as well. I do photomanipulations, taking stock photos and turning them into pictures, usually fantasy based, taking bits from one photo, bits from another and putting it all together. Yeah, you get the idea.
A few examples:
(That is my fiancé btw, G. Posing with my horse bow. Imma Hunter in real life!)
More can be seen on my deviantart page, but I have been slacking, and if I want to get better I must practice. Thing is, no matter how many stock photos I have saved on my laptop, if I can’t find the ‘right’ bit to go in my picture it’s annoying not having access to the net to find the perfect picture.
Anyway, enough insomnia based posting, must try and sleep.