Monthly Archives: December 2010

Fail to understand conservatives

The USA has had some budget deficit problems for a while now, and the economy is struggling to get along. Unemployment isn’t budging from 10%, and a number of people aren’t really happy with things at all. In 2001 and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Take a few days off

The past few days have been quietly productive, and I’ve enjoyed them for the most part. Part of that involved taking a few days off, and so now I have some catching up to do. Saturday night was, of course, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Party Tonight

I spent most of Friday being unproductive. I chatted briefly to a QFT theorist on effective field theories, and eventually wound up at the astronomy department Christmas party. I rather enjoyed the party, where good food was met with excellent … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

In Memory of Neige, 2004-2010

Neige was just a puppy, probably about six weeks old, when he joined our family back in 2004. He had been found running around a field in the outer suburbs of Sydney and taken to a pound. I don’t know … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Get Published

Today marks a significant day for me – I am finally published! (Actually, it was a few days ago, but I only just noticed it) You can find my first publication here. Yes, I know, you can’t actually download the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Eat Pudding!

Ok, so for the past two days, I really haven’t done anything much of note. I haven’t yet pulled together the collage that I wanted to make, and I haven’t decorated the house yet either. All in all, I really … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Puddings!

I would have done this yesterday, but I was slightly derailed, as you may have noticed. The puddings came out of their basins yesterday, and they look (and smell) awesome. They’re now wrapped up nicely and sitting in the kitchen, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Mourn your puppy dog

I was planning on posting some stuff this evening, but I just learnt that my puppy dog back home in Australia was put down a couple of days ago. Neige was a gorgeous Maremma sheepdog, and despite what anybody else … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Continue Making a Christmas Pudding

Today, I awoke bright and early to go to yoga. There were six of us this morning – a record turnout. The group is working towards a series in ashtanga yoga which I’m not particularly familiar with, but the entire … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Start Making a Christmas Pudding

This evening, I started to make a Christmas pudding. It’s an arduous process, as the batter needs to sit and “sozzle” overnight, before boiling for 8 hours, and then sitting for a further 5 weeks. Of course, I don’t have … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment