Archive for: Keeping the Masses Entertained

Sep 24th, 2008

Link-fest No. 6

Feel like reading something silly? There’s a new post up on yogabeans! A review of Deadwood on Heroine Content. Train your goldfish with a training kit from ThinkGeek. Ninja cat comes closer without moving PhysioProf and Dr Isis are engaged in a recipe war. I find it oddly compelling. The Vorkosigan Companion will be mine. […]

Aug 20th, 2008

It doesn’t take much to make me happy

Caitlin has not had a particularly easy learning to read experience. Although she does love to have books read to her and will happily browse through non-novel type books of various types I’ve rarely seen her settle down with one and read for a significant length of time and she has read very few chapter […]

Aug 11th, 2008

Link-fest No.4

Another random collection of stuff to read. The August edition of the Down Under Feminists Carnival is up at Audrey and the Bad Apples. One of the reasons I’m not watching the Olympics (or watching very little anyway): Lauredhel at Hoyden About Town posts on women athletes’ uniforms. The 2008 Hugo Awards results have been […]

Aug 6th, 2008

Vegan Indulgence

I received a parcel in the mail this afternoon. Inside it was this: My very lovely friend Leigh Drew (aka ZB ) has had her first cookbook published. Leigh is an awesome cook, she is creative and adventurous and her enthusiasm for great food is contagious. When she talks about her cooking you can’t help […]

Jul 23rd, 2008

Ask and ye shall receive – more or less

I woke up this morning at about 3:00am with an absolutely torturous sinus headache, took some sudafed and proceeded to toss and turn for nearly an hour listening to Adam snore. So when the alarm went off a few hours later I was still somewhat worse for wear. Adam got the kids up, dressed, fed […]

Jun 27th, 2008

Another Book Meme

Yeah, it’s a bit on the repetitive side but books just happen to be one of my obsessions so I’m doing it anyway. The Big Read reckons that the average adult has only read 6 of the top 100 books they’ve printed. Well let’s see. 1) Look at the list and bold those you have […]