Tuesday Jul 31, 2012

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Hmmm... well my account seems to be working again.

So, what's been happening while I've been away? Not much, it seems. Everything looks like it did last time I was here, something to the tune of two years ago. Right down to the self same discussion threads in the Groups. My, but things happen slowly round here.

One thing that does seem to...
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Tuesday Sep 01, 2009

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Vespula sp., commonly referred to as yellowjackets. One of the genera that Carl von Linn deigned to consider in his prolific lifetime. Little flying, buzzing, stinging insects that, when outside in woodland and the verdant valleys of Eastern Ontario perform sterling service in controlling populations of pest species. However, when they are flying around your bedroom in large numbers they are somewhat more... distracting.

So...
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ryu:

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments on my set biggrin

Tuesday Aug 25, 2009

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Hmmm... the geese are flying. At the moment its only north to the lakes to roost for the evening, but that means that soon they'll turn south. Doleful honking is very much a part of the Ottawan eveningscape now.

Odd how moving to a new country gives you new seasonal markers. Back in the UK it was always the sudden evening silence after the...
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Wednesday Aug 05, 2009

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Ah, motion. The faint rumble of steel tyres on rails. The flicker of light through metal trellis.

Familiar sights and sounds to me now; experiences that have grown comforting through their familiarity, but that nonetheless represent everything that has been hard about my life over the last year and a bit. Between hitting the keys I can turn my head and watch the Lachine Canal...
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Monday Aug 03, 2009

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Hey all.

Finally got around to actually registering for SG after peering over Mrs. P's shoulder for a while now, and very much looking forward to exploring on my own from here on in. So, again, hi!

Not a good weekend to be starting this sort of thing though. Managed to smash my arm up by flipping myself off a nasty hired bike. I...
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weston:

Welcome to the site! Hope your arm is better soon!