Archive: 2024-06

  • Week 179: Back home

    We moved back into our house. We’re sleeping on a mattress on the floor in the second bedroom (my once and future office) while we wait for the wardrobes to be installed in the bedroom, and there’s no sink in the kitchen, so we have to do the washing up in a bowl under the garden tap, and neither microwave nor oven is wired up, but it’s good to be back.

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  • Week 178: Wræc-hwīl

    From the Old English Wordhord this week:

    wræc-hwīl, f.n: period of misery or exile. (WRACK-HWEEL /ˈwræk-ˌhwiːl/)

    This word feels appropriate to describe my life over the past months, banished from my own home by renovations.

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  • Electromagnetic Field 2024

    Electromagnetic Field is:

    a non-profit camping festival for those with an inquisitive mind or an interest in making things: hackers, artists, geeks, crafters, scientists, and engineers.

    It’s also been described as the “special interest haver convention” and “Glastonbury for geeks”

    It always sounded very appealing to me, except for the camping part.

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