It was last week 1 year ago that I realised that the GUI was harder to make than I had thought:

But this mountain is slowly being climbed, and as of today I have reached a milestone:

050

I even have a fairly decent icon for the unity launcher:

launcher

Despite this I’m not doing a KDE or Gnome, 0.5.0 will not be released in its unfinished state, but at this rate I do imagine it should be finished by the end of the year, watch this space.