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You’d think that summer holidays would give me more time to write blog entries, but apparently not — they just give me more time to procrastinate and do nothing useful. It’s been almost a week now since I’ve written anything, though, so I thought I’d update you all on some of the happenings of my life.

Firstly, my sister now wears glasses. This makes me the only person in the house without any kind of vision impairment (excluding the cat) and believe me, I am revelling in it. Whenever I see something my sister hasn’t, or even vice versa, and she tries to argue with me about it, all I have to say is, “Are you sure you can trust your impaired vision?” Then she grumbles and sometimes threatens to impair my vision for me. It’s really fun. Read More »


I’ve been feeling good for the last couple of evenings. Can’t say much about the part of the day which comes before the evenings, but just recently, I’ve just been feeling overwhelmingly satisfied with a job well done at, hmm, let’s call it 7pm each night. For years now, I have been left concerned about my credentials as a caring and responsible, if slightly domineering, elder sister. I have tried, time and time again, to prevent her from turning her brain to mush through her abuse of one of the great plagues on our society. I have used every argument at my disposal, and every trick in the book when those arguments didn’t work, but nothing could stop her. She mushed on. But, at last, I have discovered the way to get her back on the path of the straight and narrow.

I simply haven’t let her know that Big Brother 8 actually started on Monday.