I don’t remember the last time I waited until this close to Christmas to start making mince pies… Last night, a friend came over. She’s German and had never even heard of mince pies, let alone thought about making one. That obviously had to be rectified. Here’s the process of rectification: 🙂 🙂 🙂 I […]
…thou shalt decorate thy house. It doesn’t matter what else needs doing, all will be dropped, it’s time for decorations. Do not miss out any opportunity to put lights up No space is too out of the way for a statue or two…
It’s the 25th of November. That makes it exactly a month until Christmas. I am ignoring that, and all other Christmas related things. Between now and then, I have: 4 exams to revise for a book to finish compiling and find pictures for and format and send off in time for printing 3 aquariums to […]
It’s nearly my birthday, which means it’s mincemeat making month 🙂 Originally I planned to spend Sunday afternoon chopping apples and peeling lemons and squeezing oranges in a yearly tradition of stickiness. Then a phone conversation happened and I ran out of afternoon before I ran out of things to say. When I got home […]
This year they’re for sale. Any offers? Requests for other molecules?
Merry Christmas all
Two weeks ago I bought a ticket for a flight to Berlin. Last week I checked in online, printed my boarding card and packed my bag. On Friday I got a train from work to the airport (and was there on time), went through security, unpacking and repacking most of my suitcase in the process. […]
Well.. that was weird. I was in my dining room, with music on, when I heard a noise in the hall. It sounded like something opening; a door or a cupboard or something. Living by myself means if I’m not opening anything, nothing should be being opened. So I went to look. Apparently my landlord […]