Tag Archives: catch-up

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pawned!

So, that was unexpected news about Bin Laden, don’t you think. I was out doing the garden this morning and so was later than the rest of all the world in reading about it. And as an anti-death penalty person I have to say that I’m quite happy hearing he isn’t with us any more. Not so sure about the pictures of the jubilant scenes outside the White House, but I guess a lot of those people were affected a lot more by the September 11 attacks

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Books books books

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

I’ve noticed recently that I haven’t been blogging all the books that I’ve been reading so this is a bit of a catch up. Let’s start the ball rolling with Lois McMaster Bujold’s The Hallowed Hunt which I mostly read on the flight to America. I’m increasingly finding Bujold to be a writer whose work I thoroughly enjoy but never

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Johnny’s back

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

Well, maybe not Johnny, but I am. And how is everybody doing? Two weeks of not being online all that often lead to clogged up inboxes and rss readers stuffed to the brim. I think I’ve read most posts and emails, but I skimmed some and commented on very little. Catch-up is a bitch. Had a luvverly time off work.

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Oh! ma ma ma, oh! ma ma ma, oh! ma ma ma

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

Bit of a round-up post today. No webland access at work. We sat there all day, doing nothing, waiting for the electricity to go off. Until 3.00, when it finally went dark and we all went on an hour long coffee break, only for it to come back just before half four, so we didn’t actually get to go home

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