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Post With The Most 31/12/2018

“Tonight’s December thirty-first, Something is about to burst. The clock is crouching, dark and small, Like a time bomb in the hall. Hark, it's midnight, children dear. Duck! Here comes another year!”
Ogden Nash
I'm pretty sure I've kicked off previous December 31 PWTMs with this self-same poem, but nothing else I've found quite captures the ambivalence many of us feel at the turning of the year: a mixture of anticipation and relief - and of being rocket-launched headlong into another twelve months of plans, projects and misadventures!

For the creative community of Computer Animation Arts, the start of the new calendar year always coincides with very real resolutions; certain things must get done. Certain milestones must be reached. The new academic term will kick off with multiple new project briefings for our first and second years, which will see them challenged in new and demanding ways, while our third years have two big January hand-ins for their eight thousand word t…