Monthly Archives: December 2006
I’ve returned from my Christmas to find that they’ve finally strung up the Saddamster: not quite the surprise seasonal present I was after, to be honest, unless they actually hanged him with tinsel, of course. I’m not quite up to … Continue reading
Christmas has crept up on me this year, a surprise I was hoping I’d anticipated. But despite my best efforts I’ve left myself with too much to do before heading off to the in-laws early tomorrow morning. So now I … Continue reading
Looby asks in comments what I want out of 2007. Currently, provisionally, tentatively: lots of things. But not all of them are fully formed enough to discuss yet. Last year K. and I spent much of an early January day … Continue reading
Two trees. The first is the rowan tree on the route we normally take between home and the town centre. There’s a small “T” of lawn in the middle of the houses, with an uprooted “no ball games” sign in … Continue reading
This week I bought a copy of Fortean Times, after Infinitarian drew attention to it in a discussion about something else. I didn’t have very high expectations of the quality of reportage in it, to be honest: the pseudonymous television … Continue reading
Sudden early-morning wakefulness drove me out of bed just now. I don’t know where it came from: sometimes these fits feel like a ripple has passed over me, that only I (and maybe others, he said in a brief flicker … Continue reading
Over on Spineless Reviews, five great books from the site’s 2006 output. Go scour your local charity shops for your relatives’ presents now.