For a long time, I’d thought GIMP had bad support for tablets. Aside from feeling a lot of kinetic dissonance from the choppy feedback, I saw multiple mouse cursors. One cursor was from my laptop touch pad and another from my Wacom stylus. The two moved independently and stylus cursor disappeared every time I navigated away from the canvas.
I searched a lot for GIMP tablet configurations and Wacom drivers for Linux, but turns out it was a Wayland issue.
Gnome with Xorg solved everything!
Hope this helps whoever else stumbles across this.
Yesterday, I got some amazing noodles at Canton Snacks. (They open as early as 8am in the morning so you can eat noodles all day!)
Today I hit up Two Rivers Mall for their Lunar New Year event. It was delightfully cheesy and reminded me a lot of the cultural festivals in the Midwestern United States! They had stations for learning calligraphy, learning chopsticks, trying on historical costumes, etc. Everyone looked like they had a great time.
At the Chinese knot station, I had trouble assembling the knots and a friendly Kenyan helped me out. I was really impressed ’cause he spoke amazing Chinese!
I didn’t expect Nairobi to host any kind of Lunar New Year events so this was a charming surprise my first weekend back in Kenya.
For the dives, the entry to the ocean was jumping from a rather high deck. It was quite alarming at first.
I also had trouble with buoyancy control and nearly fell on a potato cod.
Over time, my dives went a lot smoother. I saw lots of marine life and even caught a glimpse of the last of the minke whale migration!
Towards the end of the liveaboard I did my first ever night dive. It was very surreal using a flashlight to uncover animals in the dark.
I’d highly recommend Mike Ball Expeditions if you’re considering diving in the GBR. Since I was newer to diving than Harry or Brian, a dive instructor generously accompanied me on almost every dive. Everyone was super friendly and helpful and I definitely improved my diving skills.
Brian recorded a lot of underwater videos. I’ll link to them when he uploads them.