Monthly Archives: December 2010

Report on Canada so far

I’ve been out of internet access for the past few days, and so I guess I should catch up. On Sunday (Boxing Day), I cleaned my house, did my laundry, packed my bags and car, and drove up to Montreal. … Continue reading

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Have a lovely Christmas

My Christmas Eve and Christmas day were absolutely lovely. On Christmas Eve, I had lunch with a friend who returned to Ithaca just for Christmas (he was a postdoc here who has now left). It was good to see him … Continue reading

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A mystery purchase?

Today was dominated by my attempt to get winter tyres put on my little frost bug. I dropped my car off at the dealership at about 8:30 this morning; they said they’d be done by 2:30 in the afternoon. Their … Continue reading

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Apartment Piccies! (Dec 2010)

Here is a short walkthrough of my apartment, in pictorial form. You can click on the individual photos to see a bigger version. First up, my front door. It’s almost Christmas, so I put a bow on the door. I … Continue reading

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Take photos!

A pretty good day today. I still didn’t feel up to going in to school, but I did do some work from home. Given that the house is currently spotless, I decided to take photos and post them here, given … Continue reading

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A Fireside Blog

Tonight’s entry comes from my living room, where I am sitting on a lovely couch in front of my fireplace (complete with lovely warm fire), with the Christmas tree lit up next to it, and Chopin’s series of piano preludes … Continue reading

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Have a funny dream

This morning, I woke up from a funny dream. I was treating my family and another family to a professional production of “The Sound of Music” in a theatre. Alas though, only my father, my two youngest siblings, the mother … Continue reading

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Sleep lots

Really nothing to say here… I’ve been sleeping lots, trying to shrug off this cold. It’s migrated down into my chest a bit, but not particularly badly – I haven’t felt the need to take any of my asthmatic medication … Continue reading

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Fall Sickly and Party Photos

Ugh. Yesterday (Thursday) I came down sick. I felt the start of it on Wednesday evening, and here I am now. Really not much to report. I’ve been drinking lots of lemon and honey tea, lots of water, taking my … Continue reading

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Decide to start saving

It’s been a fair while since I’ve actually had spare money floating around. I paid off my car earlier this year, leading to me actually having some money for the first time in a long time. There have been a … Continue reading

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