I'm from Riga, my first language is Latvian. My favorite pastime in theory, and the one I studied out of love, is thinking about books. My favorite pastime in practice seems to be obsessing over Spike. What I actually do most of the time is translating technical texts and software interface. I still dream that one day I'll spend the majority of my time and energy on reading and writing-related things. Actual writing happens irregularly, and finishing stuff has so far happened almost never. I'm determined to change that. I'm not yet sure what I'll end up doing with this journal. Edit December 2016: it turns out I make Buffy fanart sometimes and occasionally dabble in drabbles and stuff.