Monthly Archives: September 2012

21 shades of of the same

The current UK top 100 paid Kindle books store contains the following items. Fifty Shades Freed by E L James Reflected in You: A Crossfire Novel by Sylvia Day Fifty Shades Darker by E L James Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James Bared to You: A Crossfire Novel by Sylvia Day Fifty Shades […]


Went to see Brave today which actually turned out to be a good film. It was quite predictable, but had some lovely touches, even though the brothers of the princess were rather scary, especially in their other form. It also brought back the urge to play Fable and especially Skyrim again. Mostly though it made […]

Writing a scene

“Even tea didn’t taste the same”, he said with a small smile. After having a scene go round my head for days I finally decided to write it down earlier this week and within a few hours I wrote 3005 words. They’re mostly unstructured, the grammar is awful and a lot of loose ends, but […]

Crochet time card holder

Work have recently introduced a new swipe card time system and, seeing I always seemed to forget where my card was, I decided to crochet one. Starting with the string I crochet two rows lengthways before crocheting a holder around the card, crocheting the sides together and attaching the string. The downside is that the […]

The airport post

I was convinced I had made an airport post before, but looking through the 779 [!] posts on my blog wielded no results so I guess it was probably just me musing on Twitter about it or something like it. I have spent too much time of my life in airports either waiting for someone […]

[Probably] great holiday [definitely] wrong time

I’ve decided to come home from Pisa two days early and spent far too much money on a flight for tomorrow night. There are several reasons for it [in no particular order]: I didn’t do any of the things I had planned to do. I hadn’t been looking forward to it. Whether that’s because I […]


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