Monthly Archives: December 2009

Yet Another Year Remembered

Well, so, it’s the end of another year. And in what is rapidly becoming a tradition, I have self-indulgent little allusions to make as to the preceding twelvemonth. This year I’ve moved cities again, made some new friends and lost … Continue reading

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Why do English?

I started to write this on my Academic Blog, but it isn’t really at home there – that’s more for stuff which is specifically connected to my current project within the field of Literature-Science-Medicine, material texts, periodicals, the nineteenth century, … Continue reading

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That Christmas Feeling

After a house Christmas Dinner on the 22nd, yesterday saw arguably the most important Christmas tradition enacted – the Star Wars marathon. My computer, carried laboriously into the living room along with several duvets, provided viewing of Parkes’s un-1996’d DVDs. … Continue reading

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Skip wanted a slow song, so I did one. This is about, like, winter and stuff. A pair of gloves lie empty on the outside window-sill,Horizon to horizon, the whole earth is quiet and still.Amidst midwinter chill, the smallest sound … Continue reading

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I see literally no way in which this could be poorly handled or go wrong

Yup. I see literally no way in which this could be poorly handled or go wrong Link this Entry

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For the novelty of the thing

I have actually used the Oxford Tube’s wifi connection before, but for some reason I haven’t done anything like my business class lounge blog post from it. Time to redress the balance: I AM ON THE OXFORD TUBE. RIGHT NOW. … Continue reading

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Pictures

I’ve added an unbelievably cool shot of Ish being in Oxford to an earlier entry. Taken the same day, I thought you’d like to see a picture of what it looks like when Triple Rosie and I get down. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Sharks don't sleep / you just keep moving / like a commie / of our / tiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiime

From Birmingham to London and back on last night’s late late Oxford TUBE (always the real thing), I awaken to a city of delicious dreaming spires with a small ground frost and an absolutely blue crisp winter sky. I have … Continue reading

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There went our deposit

Last night we unveiled our robot, and the toilet burnt down. This maps nicely onto the general trend of lots of extremely good and really quite bad things happening, including (but not limited to) the theft of two seperate bikes, … Continue reading

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An Amusing Incident

Natalie [reaching into cupboard]: Do you want a date?Me: But you’re with rhys! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA I hung out with Lars too much An Amusing Incident Link this Entry

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