Oct 15, 2023: Extreme Driving Lesson 2

Tbilisi Galleria – Tbilisi, Georgia – 9:15pm Today, I went out to the Rustavi International Motorpark again for my second extreme driving lesson. The first lesson had been a slalom course, and today was about braking and swerving. 10:30am: Extreme Driving Lesson 2! And a Motorcycle Race I found out from my teacher Artem that […]

Oct 14, 2023: So-Called International Documentary ‘Festival’

Terminal – Tbilisi, Georgia – 8:55pm I started off the day with some work before heading to the drums studio. It usually fills me with joy to play music for the first few hours, but then slowly but surely I get stressed and frustrated if I play for too long and start making mistakes. You […]

Oct 12, 2023: What Musical Creativity Can Do For Writing

My Humble Abode – Tbilisi, Georgia – 11:40pm While in Tbilisi, I’ve been taking music classes at a place called New Music School. Every time I’m back in the city, I’ll head over, usually twice a week, to play the drums. I’ve always wanted to learn how to play the drums, but it’s not a […]

Oct 11, 2023: First Extreme Driving Lesson!

SKA Juice Bar – Tbilisi, Georgia – 9:35pm Man, today was a blast! One highlight after highlight after highlight! 11am: First Extreme Driving Lesson with RIM Academy at the Rustavi International Motorpark Today, I finally visited the Rustavi International Motorpark and did a slalom lesson! I’d wanted to learn how to drift for a while, […]

Oct 10, 2023: Sometimes, Clearing the Schedule is Therapeutic

My Humble Abode – Tbilisi, Georgia – 10:55pm Today, I didn’t feel well because I’d just gotten my period. Strangely enough, the older I get, the more period cramps hurt me. When I was younger, I could run and tear through the neighbourhood no problemo on my period; it didn’t bother me. Now, I just […]

Oct 9, 2023: Of Disappointment and Joy

Pepper Boy – Tbilisi, Georgia – 5:55pm Flunking My Driving Theory Exam I went for my theory exam today and flunked. It was disappointing, because I was on the second-last question and had already gotten three questions wrong. I had gotten one wrong that I hadn’t been expecting to get wrong, because the answer in […]

Oct 8, 2023: Thoughts on Prolific Productivity

Pepper Boy / Food Good – Tbilisi, Georgia – 9pm This is a super ironic post because, this weekend, I have not felt prolifically productive. I have been feeling rather down and scatterbrained. I managed to get most of the writing I do for other people done, but I’ve been feeling unmotivated to work on […]

Oct 7, 2023: Some Days are Just Not It

My Humble Abode – Tbilisi, Georgia – 8:10pm There are just some days when depression hits you. I’m one of those people who are high-functioning even when depressed. It’s both a blessing and a curse. Nothing worsens depression like feeling guilty about being unproductive, especially when you have a full day stretching ahead of you […]