While my sister surfed, I discovered that I possessed a hidden talent
for three-dimensional modelling using silicate voxels. That is, I
built sand sculptures on Bagasbas beach. My dad took a picture of the
sleeping-cat sculpture, but Tux got washed away before he got his
I got chatted up by this 6th grader who started talking to me about
The Sims and computer games. He was completely in awe of the cute
little sculptures I’d made. It’s pretty simple, really—all I have to
do is imagine Neko or Tux, and take away anything that doesn’t look
like them. I did a crab and a sand castle too, for variety.
Tomorrow, I’ll build a series of cat sculptures on dry sand.