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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

... bought a breakbeat cd today for 50p in a closing down sale... when I put it in the PC it has Quake 2 and Unreal on it... no music o_O



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Monday, March 30, 2009

... I want my hour back...



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Making balu shahi :)

Saturday, March 28, 2009


Some odd indian sweets, hope they are good!

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... made lemon pickle, now what? Some barfi perhaps?



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... rather groggy after the Slovenian party, the taxi home was a good plan... work seems practically impossible...



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Friday, March 27, 2009

... Weekend at last! Three cheers for the weekend! Hip hip! We love you weekend...



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Spot the cat...


He knows he isnt allowed up there! Tsk.

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... full of lunch, off for a walk in the cold winds of Lancaster...



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... feeling confused by Jason Rohrer's 'Between'...



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Lunch is a spicy malay curry with rice

Thursday, March 26, 2009


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Emergency lunch, nothing else handy :(

Wednesday, March 25, 2009


Rosti with jerk, cheese and jalapenos

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Guess the plant?

Tuesday, March 24, 2009


Growing happily in our bathroom

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Helpful cat

Monday, March 23, 2009


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... eating saffron-spiced cream and leek pasta with roasted butternut squash for lunch...



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... grey skies... grey mood...



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Sunday, March 22, 2009

... Full of mock bacon and avacado pancakes, heading for the garden...



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Saturday, March 21, 2009

... about to hit the garden for a bit of action... yes, gardening action...



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Friday, March 20, 2009

... cranking up the drum and bass electronic dubstep and readying the first chilled beer...



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... waiting for the weekend...



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... eating Pad Thai for lunch - sooo good...



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Maceration in progress


It is called german lemonade (best translation) :)

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... Spring at last! Friday at last! Sunshine again! Yes, yes, yes!



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Thursday, March 19, 2009

... deeply suspicious - the office, after a brief tea break, now smells horribly of cat poo... I have searched everywhere, but no sign... :(



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... working my way through a suspiciously long list of annoying to-dos...



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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

... Back in lancaster...



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... On train back to lancaster... I wonder if i will make last orders...



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... prepares to enter a meeting...



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Lunch in the office :)


Only joking...

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Train to east croydon


Amazingly sunny day

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... Just spent an unpleasant hour on rammed, delayed tubes :( oh, london i love you...



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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

... Goodnight world...



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... Why oh why do my trains always smell like poo?



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... beginning the pre-London dither: wandering around the house in an endless loop, looking for missing 'stuff' I need to take...



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Monday, March 16, 2009

... gah! restless after a day of peering at spreadsheets and sql tables... the idea of a pint and a game of pool occurs...



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Apple pie and tea it is then


Would prefer a brandy and cigar, but this will do for now

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... some apple pie should help...



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... deep breath people: it's Monday, but it only lasts for a few hours...



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Sunday, March 15, 2009

... wondering if going out tonight would be a good plan or not?



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... gardening: done. Now to eat crisps, hummus, olives, stinking bishop and drink some wine, I reckon. Ah, Sundays.



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Gardening day


Clearing out old plants, cutting back stuff.

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... looking lovely out... the monster in the garden will die this day... where is my machete?



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Saturday, March 14, 2009

managed to start the car but now it's making an odd, rhythmic tapping sound, which worries me. Next check in the manual is '3 spanners' o_O



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Friday, March 13, 2009

... gearing up for the weekend... beers are in the fridge, curry is on the stove, procrastination is in the air...



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... egg-fried rice with soy and chilli sauce for lunch... seems somehow... insubstantial...



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oh irony: we neglect our little car, so the wife spends yesterday evening cleaning and vacuuming it... this morning it won't start... *sigh*



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Thursday, March 12, 2009

... been out in the sun, spring is in the air, sandals are on the feet, skirts are rising... Actually got the back door and windows open!



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Susan's pie for lunch


Good stuff

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Attention-seeking cat


The fluffy, chubby one

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... a day surrounded by email addresses ... choking on @s



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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

... having one of those mornings where nothing works as it should, and is slower than normal (whilst it doesn't work) too...



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Tuesday, March 10, 2009

... getting very hungry... think it might be time to re-heat the Malaysian curry...



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Monday, March 09, 2009

... nice big, fat lasagne for lunch today...



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Coffee and home-made honey cake


Should get me going

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Sunday, March 08, 2009

... full of breakfast, full of the joys of life



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Misery in lancaster

Saturday, March 07, 2009


I hate shopping in the rain :(

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...breakfast of patate rissolée, fried egg, sausage and sautéed spinach and garlic went down well, now for the wide world...



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Friday, March 06, 2009

just threw an old apple at a large tom cat. It looked quite alarmed. No, no guilt - coming in our house to attack our cats = a world of pain



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... preparing to drink lots of lovely beer at the Lancaster Beer Festival in about 3 hours...



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Lancaster market view, as i digest double egg and chips :)


And good it was too

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... good morning world, it's friday again, hurrah!



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Thursday, March 05, 2009

Just saw (alive) spray-painted fluorescent alpine plants for sale in B&Q. They were described as 'eye catching'. Cue much sad head-shaking.



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Risotto on toast for lunch!


Odd, but good!

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Starting second pot of coffee this morning


Soon, i will fly...

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Lunch is poor today - a cheese and onion pie ...

Wednesday, March 04, 2009


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... more Lancaster snow... cold and grey in the house... my stomach rumbles - one bit of toast seems a long way away now...



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Snow in lancaster :)


Great!

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Tuesday, March 03, 2009

... listening to 'video game boss music' - LP3's Ratatat...



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Syrian stew for lunch


With a kind of mujadarah on the side

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late last night, after beers, trying to be quiet, I open and somehow drop a full bottle of mouthwash behind the shelves... glug, glug... :(



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What? You want this bag?

Monday, March 02, 2009


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Left over curry for lunch :)


But what are they...?

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Walking near malham cove, yorkshire dales

Sunday, March 01, 2009


Grey but beautiful :)

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... back from the dales, relaxing by the fire, feeling like a party...