December

Dec. 31st, 2007 10:51 pm
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Read:

  • Confessions of an English Opium Eater, Thomas De Quincey (cure for insomnia, if ever there was)
  • The Rise and Fall of the Medieval Monastery, Christopher Brooke (50-th(-ish) book of the year)
  • Undertow, Elizabeth Bear
  • Tales from Earthsea, Ursula le Guin
  • The Other Wind, Ursula le Guin

Submitted:

  • TT280 ECA (all done)

Finished:

  • Lori costume (for LL's school play)

Studied:

  • Course intro. for AA302
  • OpenLearn: Studying the arts and humanities

Ogled:

  • Tutankhamen

Cooked:

  • Cup cakes (for concert)
  • Cup cakes (for class party)
  • Mince pies (for Xmas fair)
  • Rum butter (1/2 kg)
  • Mince pies
  • Xmas dinner (Xmas Eve)

Succumbed to:

  • fever
  • headache
  • sore throat
  • lost voice
  • cystitis
  • ...

November

Dec. 1st, 2007 10:15 pm
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Read:

  • Golem 100, Alfred Bester
  • Arctic Lace, Donna Druchunas
  • Fatal Revenant, Stephen Donaldson
  • Granta, What Happened Next
  • End of the World Blues, Jon Courtenay Grimwood

Submitted:

  • TT280: CMA 2 (95% Bah!)
  • TT280: CMA 3

Finished:

Planted:

  • garlic

October

Nov. 1st, 2007 01:44 pm
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Read:

  •  Principles of Web Design, Joel Sklar
  • Theremin: Ether Music and Espionage, Albert Glinsky
  • Downriver, Iain Sinclair

Submitted:

  • TT280 CMA 1 (100%)

September

Oct. 1st, 2007 12:31 pm
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Read:

  •  Carnival, Elizabeth Bear

Finished:

  •  Prototype imp cases (2)

(Late) Planted:

  • Salad leaves (x3)
  • Golden mustard
  • Radish (German)

Potted up:

  • Fennel
  • Catmint
  • Lemon balm
  • Sage (x2)

Bottled:

  • Sloe gin

Sampled:

  • Last year's sloe gin

August

Sep. 3rd, 2007 03:35 pm
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just a little late posting

Read:

  • Andre Norton, Steel Magic
  • Alfred Bester, The Light Fantastic
  • Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility
  • Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

Finished:

  • Midsummer Nght's Dream/Aleatoric Socks

July

Aug. 1st, 2007 05:38 pm
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Read:

  • Granta 99
  • Cool!, Michael Morpurgo
  • Toro! Toro!, Michael Morpurgo

Sorted:

  • garden

Submitted:

  • T184 ECA
  • S199 ECA

Finished:

  • T184
  • S199

June

Jul. 1st, 2007 09:19 pm
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Read:

  • Isaac Asimov, I, Robot
  • Robert Aickman, Powers of Darkness
  • Allen Steele, Spindrift
  • Josef Capek, Karel Capek, R.U.R. and The Insect Play

Studied:

  • T184 Social robots 
  • T184 Optimization
  • T184 Exploring space with robots
  • T184 Futures

Submitted:

  • T184 CMA

Finished:

May

Jun. 1st, 2007 01:09 pm
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Read:

  • Peter S Beagle, The Folk of the Air
  • Ruth Aylett, Robots: Bringing Intelligent Machines to Life

Studied:

  • T184 Introduction
  • T184 Moving and sensing
  • T184 Things that think
  • T184 How human?

Planted:

  • Salsify
  • Scorzonera
  • Radish
  • Carrots

Built:

  • Pedro

Finished:

  • one sock

April...

May. 1st, 2007 02:23 pm
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Read:
  • Jane Austen, Persuasion
  • Granta 97, Best of Young American Novelists 2
  • Catherine Storr, Marianne Dreams
  • Farthing 5
  • Jon Courtenay Grimwood, Effendi
  • Henry Treece, The Children's Crusade
  • Naomi Novik, Temeraire
  • Glorifying Terrorism

Made:

  • Jigsaw (well all three of us did, but it is supposedly my jigsaw)

Studied:

  • S199 The atmosphere in motion: winds and global circulation
  • S199 Atmospheric carbon dioxide and other gases
  • S199 Climate models

Completed :

  • bah!

March

Apr. 3rd, 2007 12:19 pm
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Read:
  • Alison Uttley, A Traveller in Time
  • John Crowley, Aegypt
  • Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

Made:

  • a start on several things ;-)

Studied:

  • S199 Heating of the Earth by the Sun
  • S199 Energy losses and the energy balance
  • S199 The earth's atmosphere: composition and water content

Socks darned:

  • 1 stripy pair in Cashmerino aran
  • 1 lacy pair in Natural Dye Studio Sock Wool

February

Mar. 1st, 2007 10:02 pm
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Read:

  • Peter S Beagle, The Last Unicorn
  • Bob Dylan, Chronicles: Volume One
  • Thieves' World
  • Gamini Salgado, The Elizabethan Underworld

Made:



  • Ankle socks for Loby Loo in Opal Ladybird
  • Gilet for Barbie in scraps of Opal Ladybird

Studied:



  • S199 Introduction
  • S199 Surface temperature
  • Maths Skills Booklet for Science Short Courses

Got out of my hair:



  • nits

January

Feb. 3rd, 2007 05:38 pm
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Read:
  • The Out-Of-Sync Child, Carol Stock Kranowitz
  • War Zones: Granta 96
  • The Political Animal: An Anatomy, Jeremy Paxman
  • Nightmare Abbey, Thomas Love Peacock
  • Desolation Road, Ian McDonald
  • Fine and Private Place, Peter S Beagle
  • Case of Conscience, James Blish
  • Pavane, Keith Roberts

 

Made:

  • book bag

 

[No, I don't believe in a single item bulleted lists either. Except maybe as a means of highlighting lack of progress.] 

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