Tag Archives: cats

Sep 9th, 2009

Link-fest No. 12 + DUFC

One of the reasons there’s been so little blogging going on around here lately is that I’m re-reading The Lymond Chronicles by Dorothy Dunnett at the moment. In fact I’m fighting the urge to go back to my book right now! Here’s why: Guest post by Linda Gillard at Rhapsody in Books reviewing the seriesETA: […]

Jun 24th, 2009

Bootstraps, I has ’em

Now I just need to work out how to haul myself up by them. Some of you may have noticed a distinct lack of new content around these parts of late (go on, please say you’ve noticed?), poor old June has a mere 3 posts to its name! I think it’s time I did something […]

Nov 2nd, 2008

Kids and animals are a bugger to photograph

I started out this morning with the intent of having a decent photo of each of the kids and pets with which to illustrate the ever so fascinating story of my Sunday. I should know better than to make plans that depend on kids and animals behaving for a camera. The short version of my […]

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. […]

Sep 19th, 2008

Beautiful plumage!

Our back deck has a number of regular visitors. There’s the rainbow lorikeets who cling to the fly screen and screech at us demanding breakfast. There’s the possum who comes every evening to clean up anything the birds leave behind. There’s the crimson rosella who with great daring braves the wrath of the lorikeets to […]

Sep 15th, 2008

*Takes a deep breath*

*in* *out* *in* *out* Calm… Today was going so well till this evening. I’d got the kids to school on time (instead of our usual by the skin of the teeth thing). I’d been to work and done useful things, picked the kids up and then come home for the kids to change clothes and […]