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“Happy Halloween!” say the pumpkins

Eight organic squashes would like to wish you a happy Halloween. (Yes, we are going to eat them.)

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The builders are destroying my house

The whole point of having an extension was to make the house bigger.  And yet, at this stage in the process we have lost: 1 conservatory 1 porch/front hall Which makes our house, yes, significantly smaller. In other news, I’m … Continue reading

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Hopscotch

So I went to the doctor and explained I hurt my knee playing hopscotch, and he told me that as long as it didn’t swell up (it didn’t) or lock when I bent it (it doesn’t) I just had some … Continue reading

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Overheard at home

Various things said over the last few days: “Don’t lick it.  It’s a systemic flea killer.” “If I’d known it was meant to be funny I’d have fake laughed.” “I want a laundry chute!” “My food is problematic.” (Yes, the … Continue reading

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Lines I wish I’d written

Abstract and I have been working our way through the first two seasons of True Blood.  (Incidentally, that sometimes creates an odd surfeit of contradictory vampires for me, because I’m currently watching Buffy Season 4 with Gloworm and Angel Season … Continue reading

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Fun with Amazon Wish Lists

When I first discovered Amazon Wish Lists, I basically used mine as a shopping list for myself. At some point I made it public, and was charmed and surprised when The Model Auntie actually got me something from it for … Continue reading

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