I'm exhausted, burnt out, falling to pieces. So I'm taking the weekend off. I've been writing solidly, every single day, for the past few months, and I need a break. Was up till 4.30am last night finishing a recent draft, and now my mind is much. So we're going away for the weekend, to relax, stroll around, eat, and get drunk. I will not be doing any work at all. No writing, no internet, no email, no phonecalls, nothing but vegging out.
In other news, police were testing a metal detector thing at my local station yesterday, to fight "knife crime". About 20 coppers and 10 ticket inspectors were there, and they'd actually arrested a couple of dodgy looking geezers. I set the alarm off, but they waved me though. When I asked one copper what was afoot, he explained about the testing thing, and what it was for. But I set the thing off, I said. He smiled, and said "well, we're after a certain *type* of person, and no offence sir, but they're usually in the younger age bracket."
Dissed! By a copper! Too old to be a suspected knife criminal?? I'm only 35! The shame of it. I could be a fucking knife criminal if I wanted. I have a good mind to go back there, and knife a few people up the arse, that'll show em who's a suspect or not...
Okay, I'm going now, clearly need to be away from all this. Don't smear anything on the screen while I'm gone.