Archive for August, 2011

God, it’s been a week. There’s been the good (Cate Blanchett, Hugo Weaving and Richard Roxburgh at the Kennedy Center!), the intense (work has been crazy, and will stay that way for at least the next month and a half), and the weird (EARTHQUAKE). And now… hurricane! It doesn’t look like it’ll hit the DC […]


This is stretching the definition of “daily photo” considerably, but I really didn’t do much more today apart from go to work and come home again. So yes, I’ve started doing the Couch-to-5K running plan! This is so far removed from my usual approach to life, the universe, and everything I figure I need to […]


Another good day in this nation’s capital, even with the severe thunderstorm warning. Went for a “brisk walk” this morning, then headed into the city to have a poke around Eastern Market. Bought some peaches and the ┬ápaper, headed across the road for lunch at Pound. By this time the sky had turned an ominous […]


Milo! In my local supermarket! It’s Columbian milo (wtf?), but it tastes almost the same – I think there’s a slight difference because this one has corn syrup. But still! Exciting! Good day all round, really. Went to a pilates class, did some shopping, found milo, cooked a curry, then watched an episode of Star […]


  But beer + a long call to a member of the Canberra urban family can fix many ills. Mmm, beer. There was also a burger. And fries. (Dining experience would’ve been more pleasant if I hadn’t had to listen to the batshit insane waitress trying to convince her co-worker to prepare for the imminent […]


I went back this afternoon, this time to the Dolcezza in Dupont Circle. Not quite as delicious as last week, but still excellent. (Once again I couldn’t wait to take a bite of the biscuit.)


The Hour

17Aug11

You’re not watching this? What are you, insane?!