:: Random utterance of the day: I call that my "sleepy bear" impression. :: Last night, in googling family history, I stumbled across a site on the Russian Anzacs, which even has a listing for a William Kalinovsky. My great-grandfather was a William Kalinovsky. Everything matches, father's name and place of birth and occupation and […]
I am on a roll, I tell you. 3,000 words yesterday, another 2,000 today. Of course, now I've probably jinxed myself. But you know what? That's okay. Because 80,000 words! Some people write whole books shorter than that. (Of course, when I'm finished cutting out the crud in this draft, this book may well be […]
iTunes cannot satisfy me today: no matter what song it offers up, it's not what I want. 7500 songs and nothing I want to listen to — I am the the mp3 equivalent of a rich girl throwing a hissyfit in her palatial wardrobe. To solve my problem I have ordered a copy of Joseph […]
Yesterday I spring-cleaned my hard-drive. It occurred to me that having half-started short stories sitting around in an ever-growing (or at least never-shrinking) list was probably not helping with that whole not making headway thing. So I sorted through them, and shelved or scrapped stories that I won't come back to, for one reason or […]
Amusement of the day: a van with express stencilled on its side, which never broke over 30 k/h. (Although after 5km stuck behind said van, it became less an amusement and more an irritation.)
If you're looking for content, this is not it. I've been quiet for the past few days and — I swear it's true, that girl is evil — it's Tessa's fault. She's given me a minefield of cover songs. I love me my cover songs. I am now surrounded and happily drowning in fifty versions […]
Is it just me, or is there a rash of amusing spam subject lines lately? Some of my personal favourites: chosen grandchild infidel moss sighted entire fleshy elfin stand primitive Fleshy elfin?!