November 23rd, 2011

Bush Fire Hazard

There are now five male creatures in my household.

How I Know We Have A 22-Year-Old American Cousin of the Bloke's Staying With Us:

  • Number of panniers/rucksacks in the kitchen yesterday: 1. Number of panniers/rucksacks in the kitchen this morning: 6.
  • Number of sausages in the fridge yesterday: 16. Number of sausages in the fridge this morning: 5.
  • Slices of bread in a new loaf yesterday: All. Slices of bread in a new loaf this morning: 2.
  • Cartons of juice in the fridge yesterday: 2. Cartons of juice in the fridge this morning: 0.


To be fair to him, he is cycling around England. It takes more than a couple packets of Haribo to fuel that. I think we're going to have to do a shop tonight that would normally be reserved for the impending apocalypse.

I feel like a tiny speck of oestrogen adrift in a sea of testosterone. It's like being at a chemical dynamics conference, right down to the amount of beer consumed. Although there is considerably less discussion of photoelectron angular distributions.