Archive for April, 2008

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Escalopology

17 April 2008

What do you get when you cross turkey escalopes with Houdini? The answer is, of course, escalopology; quite what this has to do with real life, I’m not entirely sure. I had a hair cut earlier, so now I don’t have much hair but I consider that a good thing. I had a little moment of truth on the train yesterday, it involved skinless chicken and steamed vegetables, which probably explains my slight poultry obsession, and as for Houdini? I’m outta here! I get to go back down south at the weekend, which is a happy and joyous turn up for the books. It seems a bit stupid that I’ve passed Cleamingtry twice this week already and seen the Palace, well, not quite, just its road, but that’s almost the same!

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If it doesn’t rain, it pours

11 April 2008

I fail miserably, I think. Just in general, mainly. I keep trying to read Flugasche, being all organised and setting myself 30 pages per day, but I get bored, who really cares about Josefa? I have so much reading to do, but I can’t bring myself to do it. There’s not that much when I actually get on with it, a day of Guigemar, a day of Astérix (still) and less than a week of Schwarzer Tee, it’s not unmanageable, that’s all I have. I need to finish my FrIm essay, which is probably wrong, and as much as I moan, I like the helplessness and darkness of Baudelaire’s poetry, it’s morbid and I think that appeals to me. Perhaps there’s something wrong? I don’t know, I think I like it though. Perhaps all the coffee inside me is messing with my head. Perhaps…