Monthly Archives: May 2012

Conversational autopilot

There are a few phrases I use too much. I’m going to try cutting them out and replacing them with more accurate, less stupid ones. Old phrase: I’m a noodle. New phrase: Apologies, I have made a small, amateurish error … Continue reading

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We’re going to Spain in a couple of weeks, it’s all terribly exciting. As a little primer, Chris bought us a Spanish for Dummies audiobook, and we listen to it each night as we’re going to sleep. Learning words without … Continue reading

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Cheer up books: Boy & Going Solo

Book: Boy & Going Solo by Roald Dahl What’s it about? Pre-Potter superstar of kids’ books Roald Dahl relates tales of his early life. Highlights include boarding school japes, an anaesthetic-free tonsillectomy, RAF dogfights and a hilarious ‘manly lover’. Will it … Continue reading

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Chris and I are trying to wean ourselves off Netflix after burning through a whole bunch of TV shows one after the other. It’s horribly addictive. Every time Chris thinks he can cancel the subscription, I’ll say ‘Oh, let’s watch … Continue reading

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