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  • What I learned this weekend

    Back from a weekend away, and in between assembling Destroyer’s new bed and going to sleep, I try to write down some of what happened today, and what I think I learned from this.  Key learnings bolded: We should have stayed longer in Hong Kong. Worried about taking the 6:30 flight back to Singapore (and […]

  • To be or not to be

    There are two verbs that mean "to be" in Spanish: ser and estar. As described to me, one is essential and the other is contingent. That is, ser is for describing things that you always are: soy ingles, soy un hombre, and so on, whereas estar describes transient states of being: estoy cansado, estoy encima […]

  • Me gusta …

    Tonight I had a Spanish lesson after work, to make up for the one I missed when I was in Hong Kong. It was quite a different dynamic to going to class on Saturdays; for a start, I was in an evil temper after work, and my mood wasn’t improved by getting lost on the […]

  • An eventful day

    Felicity started crawling this morning, at seven months and four days. My wife sent me a video, and as I watched my child crawl steadily across the floor to her favourite maraca, I felt uncommonly proud, in much the same way as I was overcome the first time I heard her heart beat, a year […]

  • How late it was, how late…

    Today was sort of productive. Yesterday I was fairly exhausted, or perhaps ruined by staying up too late to watch the second Star Trek film, but today I’d had a full night’s sleep and should have been full of energy.