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Oh No, Beta!

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This is, of course, a Simpsons reference. It’s been going through my head since Z told me yesterday that our new car was going to be a Ford B-Max. And lo, here it is. It’s not the best picture because it was dark by the time that we got home, but you get the idea. It’s a car, it has… Read more »

Your Friendly Neighbourhood Moggy

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One of the biggest culture shocks when I moved to the UK is that it’s common wisdom that it’s perfectly fine to let cats be indoor/outdoor. And while, yes, I like seeing cats as I walk about, I still consider it pet abuse. This was something bat commented on as well, to the point of finally getting a friend of… Read more »

Foggy Day Friends

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I woke up this morning feeling sort of human, but definitely with pea soup fogbrain. I managed to chuck enough caffeine at it to clear it up by afternoon, but that had a headache to follow it. Which meant pills, and more caffeine, ’cause I wanted to be in semi-decent form. Why? I was having a friend to visit for… Read more »

Ha Ha, Whups!

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I meant to write this before I went out, but I forgot. Oh well. Today was our first day back at work-ish. I was home with the kids, as I tend to be. Smallhausen wanted to get her nails painted, and to go out for walks, and all sorts of things. We ended up doing none of the above because… Read more »

What is this Even

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Today, I have been down to the park for a picnic with my family. While there, I repeatedly jogged to and from the nearest Pok├ęstop, because we couldn’t see any place closer where we could have our picnic. We clocked where the other spot in the park was and will probably aim to picnic there in future, but for this… Read more »