Ambient music is drifting in from metallic sounding micro speakers back-set in the body of my nice new laptop, now almost one year old, it's tricky to remember time without it. My last one, which encountered a fatal system error, due to being old, is likely fixable and so it sits gracefully in one of my many household drawers, waiting for that day when it's too old to be worth fixing and I chuck it in the recycling. Then again, perhaps this will be the one thing I do get round to having mended, but in all honesty, my nice camera which was dropped and hasn't worked since, is the first thing I'd like to repair. Failing that I could buy a new second hand one, it's actually the same price give or take a bit.
I am one of these people who likes to make the most of things, even when there's hardly anything left at all. I've managed to squeeze an amazing amount of life out of some 10 year old computer bits, my at home recording studio being made of these, I've managed to keep the same guitar that I used when I was a teenager, the one I learned on. I have lost a few to the pawn shop in my time, but I do make it priority to reclaim anything I have to borrow money on at any time. A lot of my clothes have been in my possession for at least a decade, some of them for twice that long. It's strange to think that the garment I paid a few coins for all that time ago is still having its use today.
Finding ways to keep things going for longer than intended is one thing, but when it's this blog post, and it's me writing it with no real direction at all, perhaps this moral can be paradoxically nullified in one sweep quite quickly. Perhaps you'd like to know more about my little thoughts and workings of my non essential life things, but if you're anything like me, it's more about the friendly company of like minded simple people making the most of what they have.