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I sometimes complain that my knitting projects all take ages and ages – though I know very well that this is not due to my knitting really slowly. My actual knitting speed is more of a medium speed, but I … Continue reading

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Here’s things in links that will hopefully amuse you: Cat bones found by archaeologists – with traces that hint at their being used as fur suppliers (article in German). InspiroBot is an artificial intelligence dedicated to generating unlimited amounts of … Continue reading

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You have probably have it happen to you – somebody you know more or less well will suddenly turn out to be surprisingly good at something that you didn’t ever connect with them. A secret superpower, so to say. Well. … Continue reading

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The cat, kind soul that she is, wanted to let me know she thinks my keyboard could use a bit of a cleaning. As she is perfectly and clearly understandable when she meows and purrs, but her human personnel are … Continue reading

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It’s time for a link roundup again – here you go: Following in the Jane Austen track, here’s a post about shoes in her time. SFF Audio has the complete unabridged audiobook “Herland” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman for you. Here’s … Continue reading

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We went off to harvest some cherries a while ago, and together with loads of them, we accidentally brought back this guy: Which, the Internet helpfully tells me, is the caterpillar of Orgyia antiqua, the rusty tussock moth, or, in German, … Continue reading

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Romans are quite fascinating, with their mass-produced goods and their incredible logistical shenanigans like aquaeducts and streets. They are also… weird. In a way, at least – they’d probably consider us modern people at least as weird as we see … Continue reading

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