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: Cooking for one I’ve been living alone this year and for the first time have been cooking for just me. The …

: Hugo and Nebula nominees This year I finished reading the nominees for the Hugo and Nebula awards (novels only). My ranking …

: Sharing this video from Gamers Nexus solely because “Euros is metric for Dollars” is a …

: This piece about my home city is an interesting outside perspective. I had not thought of how the …

: OnePlus Nord: A Three Year Review I read Nick Heer’s 3 year review of the iPhone 12 Pro and thought I should do a similar piece …

: Something I’m trying to figure out: how to post updates on books I’ve read here. I mark …

: Widdershins is a good word. That is all.

: Finished reading: The Mountain in the Sea by Ray Nayler 📚

: Finished reading: Into the Riverlands by Nghi Vo 📚

: Finished reading: Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel 📚

: Finished reading: Spear by Nicola Griffith 📚

: Finished reading: Dead Country by Max Gladstone 📚

: Finished reading: Return of the Thief by Megan Whalen Turner 📚

: Finished reading: Thick as Thieves by Megan Whalen Turner 📚

: Finished reading: A Conspiracy of Kings by Megan Whalen Turner 📚

: Finished reading: The King of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner 📚

: Finished reading: The Queen of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner 📚

: Finished reading: The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner 📚

: So Instagram apparently thought there was something suspicious about my account and blocked me …

: The auditor appears to be distracted

: Finished reading: The Hands of the Emperor by Victoria Goddard 📚

: Finished reading: Song of the Beast by Carol Berg 📚

: Finished reading: Blitz by Daniel O’Malley 📚

: Finished reading: Stiletto by Daniel O’Malley 📚

: Finished reading: Ironclads by Adrian Tchaikovsky 📚

: Finished reading: The Rook by Daniel O’Malley 📚

: Finished reading: The Tempus Project by ANTONY. JOHNSTON 📚

: Finished reading: The Exphoria Code by Antony Johnston 📚

: Finished reading: Juniper & Thorn by Ava Reid 📚

: Finished reading: Babel by R. F. Kuang 📚 This is a good book, but to me it was a refinement of The …

: These songs are so good, that I’m kinda mad that I had not heard them earlier. Hadestown Tiny …

: Finished reading: Stars and Bones by Gareth L. Powell 📚 First book of the year! I enjoyed this less …

: Patrick McKenzie is one of those nerds who knows so much about something that everything he writes …

: This is such a damning look into the start of what could have been (and still could be) a promising …

: This is a fascinating look at Saudia Arabia (via Tyler Cowen):… …

: TIL that you can get an RSS feed of a Mastodon timeline by adding .rss at the end (via Dave Winer). …

: FTL is one of those games that I occasionally forget about and then get back into with a vengeance. …

: Lavender Jack! Lavender Jack! Lavender Jack is back!

: Conversing with Manton about this post and with my friends in the US on their trials and …

: As someone who did not use voice assistants at all, I’ve found Google Assistant to be very …

: I wasn’t sure whether I wanted to get the new Macbook Air or the 14 inch Macbook Pro. I was …

: I enjoyed this article by Elizabeth Lopatto on the Twitter nonsense: Twitter aims its most powerful …

: After seeing Sorted Food on Tom Scott’s Plus channel, I have been hooked on their videos. I …


: I loved posting every day as part of the MB May Photoblogging challenge. Now I’m looking for …

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 31: Endurance

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 30: Fish

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 29: Stripes

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 28: Fair Fair Trade ☕️

: I’ve been adding the Google Maps plus code to my address for anything I need delivered. …

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 27: Written

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 26: Schedule

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 25: Mountain Mountain of Debris

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 24: Intricate

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 23: Plain

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 22: Textile

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 21: Symmetry

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 20: Beverage

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 19: Indulgence

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 18: Random

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 17: Hold

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 16: Time Dusk

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 15: Clouds

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 14: Fence

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 13: Community

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 12: Tranquility

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 11: Maroon

: Daily Games I now have a set of daily games a la wordle. Listing them out here: Wordle Worldle Poeltl Framed …

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 10: Pot

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 9: Bloom

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 8: Union A union of cat and plant

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 7: Park Kittens in the park

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 6: Silhouette

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 5: Earth Found this picture of an earth mover in my camera roll. I …

: A podcast I would like to hear: people around the world talking about how they do common tasks. The …

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 4: Thorny

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 3: Experimental

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 2: Photo

: May Photoblogging Challenge, Day 1: Switch

: Finished reading: Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts by Kate Racculia 📚

: Finished reading: Gallant by V. E. Schwab 📚

: Finished reading: Moonflower Murders: A Novel (Magpie Murders Book 2) by Anthony Horowitz 📚

: Pinku: 2013 to 18 March 2022 Pinku came to us in 2014. We had adopted two kittens in 2013; Ginger and Hobbes, abandoned siblings …

: Finished reading: Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire 📚

: Finished reading: Slow Horses (Slough House Book 1) by Mick Herron 📚

: Finished reading: LORDS OF THE DECCAN : Southern India from the Chalukyas to the Cholas by Anirudh …

: Finished reading: Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children, 2) by Seanan McGuire 📚

: Finished reading: Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children, 1) by Seanan McGuire 📚

: Finished reading: Tales from the Folly: A Rivers of London Short Story Collection by Ben Aaronovitch …

: I’ve been listening to this on endless repeat: Misty Mountains by The Wellermen


: Reads The Last Graduate Gets really mad Reads Paladin’s Hope Feels better Reads the epilogue …


: Finished reading: Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch 📚

: Finished reading: A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor: A Novel (The Carls) by Hank Green 📚

: Finished reading: Light Chaser by Peter F Hamilton and Gareth L Powell 📚

: Finished reading: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing: A Novel (The Carls) by Hank Green 📚

: Webpages that hijack scrolling: please don’t. Whatever idea you have and whatever method you …

: Finished reading: THE RUIN OF ANGELS (Craft Sequence) by MAX GLADSTONE 📚

: Finished reading: Last First Snow: A Novel of the Craft Sequence by Max Gladstone 📚

: Finished reading: Full Fathom Five: A Novel of the Craft Sequence by Max Gladstone 📚

: Finished reading: She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan 📚

: Finished reading: The Witness for the Dead by Katherine Addison 📚 I loved this so much. I was so …

: Finished reading: Two Serpents Rise (Craft Sequence) by Max Gladstone 📚

: Finished reading: Three Parts Dead (Craft Sequence) by Max Gladstone 📚

: Finished reading: A Psalm for the Wild-Built (Monk & Robot, 1) by Becky Chambers 📚

: Finished reading: Soulstar (The Kingston Cycle, 3) by C. L. Polk 📚

: Finished reading: Stormsong (The Kingston Cycle, 2) by C. L. Polk 📚

: Finished reading: Witchmark (The Kingston Cycle, 1) by C. L. Polk 📚

: Finished reading: The Midnight Bargain by C. L. Polk 📚

: Finished reading: The Hidden Palace: A Novel of the Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker 📚

: Finished reading: Empress of Forever: A Novel by Max Gladstone 📚

: A short appreciation post from Autocar India on the 20th anniversary of the Honda Activa. I’ve …

: Finished reading: The Liar’s Dictionary: A Novel by Eley Williams 📚

: This is a fascinating look into one of the many hidden parts of film making Footsteps: How Movie …

: Finished reading: Project Hail Mary: A Novel by Andy Weir 📚

: Finished reading: Redshirts by John Scalzi 📚

: Finished reading: The Assassins of Thasalon by Lois McMaster Bujold 📚 (Side note: This one, like the …

: Finished reading: Masquerade in Lodi by Lois McMaster Bujold 📚 (Side note: This doesn’t seem …

: Finished reading: Fugitive Telemetry (The Murderbot Diaries, 6) by Martha Wells 📚

: Finished reading: Darkened Blade (A Fallen Blade Novel) by Kelly McCullough 📚

: Finished reading: Drawn Blades (Fallen Blade, #5) by Kelly McCullough 📚

: I started watching James Hoffmann’s videos after Kenji López-Alt highlighted one of his videos …

: Signal vs WhatsApp With all of the hubbub about WhatsApp’s new privacy policy, a whole bunch of people switched …

: As a DuckDuckGo user, I don’t see much of Google on a day to day basis. However, I found today …

: Whatever you may think of Apple ads, their music is always great (for me at least). They’re …

: Finished reading: The Naked God by Peter F. Hamilton 📚

: An idea a friend and I came up with today (most probably others have had this as well). In India, we …

: Media Diet - 08 and 09 August 2020 🍿📺 Spent Saturday night and Sunday drowning out my internal monologue with a movie and two tv shows. …

: Finished reading: Ants among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India by …

: Brian Phillips on David Silva Is there a word or phrase to describe someone who is a fan of the …

: Finished reading: Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir 📚

: Zach Lowe on NBA coach fashion So many good quotes here. One example: Messina confirmed, via text, …

: Finished reading: The Impossible Contract by K.A. Doore 📚

: Finished reading: The Relentless Moon by Mary Robinette Kowal 📚

: Finished reading: The Perfect Assassin by K.A. Doore 📚

: Finished reading: The Angel of the Crows by Katherine Addison 📚

: Finished reading: A Brightness Long Ago by Guy Gavriel Kay 📚

: Dates cake

: Thought on first forays through the site: the discover feed is so nice. I’d prefer using this …

: Sponge cake

: Currently reading: The Guest List 📚