Month: November 2014

A Quirky Academic Meets a Normal Academic: And Hilarity Ensues

Academia is one of the few places that accommodate quirky people. Which is why I’m there. Annoyingly, academia also includes perfectly normal people. Which is where the clash between the […]

Scenery with a Cat

My cat looks somewhat melancholic today.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Converge

The clue for this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is converge. I say converge what? Is that a swearword? While not being able to properly imagine converge, I imagine it could be […]

Photo 101: Triumph

The last prompt of Photo 101 challenge is the word triumph. I don’t believe in triumph. The existentialist in me wonders how one can triumph when we all die at the […]

Photo 101: My Recent Photoblog Discoveries

WordPress Photo 101 challenge is done with, but not so much the beautiful photoblogs I came across when participating. While I risk that I’ll get my camera thrown at my head for […]

Photo 101: Double

Today’s keyword in the Photo 101 challenge, double, made me chuckle like Chucky Doll. It was a private joke of a person whose diploma thesis dealt with the literary motif of […]

Photo 101: Edge

Are you fed up with my railway photos yet? I’m fed up with the railways, but I can’t help using them. So in response to Photo 101 clue edge, I’m vengefully […]

Photo 101: Glass

For Photo 101’s prompt glass, I swear I was trying to shoot a dram of whisky. I failed in that the dram proved too tempting not to down before the shooting […]

Photo 101: Treasure

Finally! Photo 101 challengers came up with a prompt for which the cat lady can rightly use a cat picture without being called gratuitous. Guess what the cat lady’s treasure […]

City Lover

Roof tops Much more than tree tops Nourish Me Lovingly

Love–Hate Declarations in Marriage

My husband and I are possibly the most cynical couple ever. If there was any romance at the start of our relationship, ten plus years together and a marriage as […]

Hello There

Oh, why, hello there!

Photo 101: Weekend Three

Aspiring to the award for the procrastinator of the year as I do, I’m taking part in the weekend Photo 101 challenge too. The task is to focus on one […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular

I strongly prefer circles rather than angles, but if angles it must be, here they are. In response to WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular.

Remember What You Did Yesterday? Because I Don’t.

I never remember anything from my life because my busy brain apparently shelves my everyday experience as irrelevant. So I was delighted to find Yester, a downloadable mobile app that […]

Photo 101: Landscape

Photo 101 editors finally realised that subjects like swarm, architecture or street might be hard to find for those less fortunate of us who inhabit what is practically wilderness. I’m […]

Photo 101: Swarm

For today’s Photo 101 prompt, I wanted to post a clowder. This is, for your information, the word for a group of cats. As I was a few (dozen) cats short, […]