I finished reading it on Friday, and I liked it, but I was a little disappointed. Formulaic Empire-Strikes-Back plot to tee up book seven: the plot is winding up, and it shows. J.K. is also quite clearly playing to the movies, which is not necessarily a bad thing: I can see several puerile jokes making… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Month: July 2005
More about bread…
Sorry Jen, the title lied: I can’t think of anything else about bread right now. Except that I wish I had some “bread of the gods” (as Mrs Elbeno and I know it – Sainsbury’s unsliced granary loaf to the rest of the world) in the cupboard. If so, I would be a bread-muncher right… Continue reading More about bread…
Just come back from Comic-Con in San Diego. Saturday we spent most of our time wandering the convention hall and looking at various booths. Mrs. Elbeno picked up volume 1 of Amazing Agent Luna (signed by the artist), and we both got J-List t-shirts. She got a blue Totoro shirt and I got a Domo-kun… Continue reading Comic-Con
Remembered the book sale today at our local library. Spent $23 and came back with a box full of books. Actually, I limited myself pretty well, but Mrs Elbeno went for the paperbacks in a big way. We like book sales.
what I've been doing this week
Back from Montreal. It was hot! Over 30C (that's 90F) and humid with it. But we spent most of the time indoors in the air conditioning, or out and about at night when it was a little cooler. It was a productive trip, and I got a spare half hour to shop so I picked… Continue reading what I've been doing this week