Daily Archives: 4 January 2009

the Sniglet conundrum

… is a bit less conundrummy. Ignatz is somewhere between a child, for whom we make the decisions, and an adult who understands the situation and deserves to have some input. The Sniglet is a kid, and he’s young enough to adjust. His friendships are not the character-shaping events that they will be in six years, because he’s kind of… difficult. Very dramatic, has trouble controlling his temper, and doesn’t really understand that there are some things you just don’t say (thank you, overindulgent grandparents), so his friendships shift a lot anyway. He’ll probably make a bad start in NL, but he’ll be there long enough to recover. Basically, the sooner we move the better, for the Sniglet. So for him I wasn’t really ambivalent about the delay: from this angle, it’s all bad. Continue reading