October 6th, 2012

gold hisui from rasetsunyo

'She will not look beyond her mother's wisdom'

"She only says 'Don't throw anything out because you never know when it will come in handy.'"

So I rescued a round white table from the gomi, and as it wouldn't fit through the front door I installed it on the porch, where I already have two comfy chairs (or comfy when you've put the elegant cushions I also rescued from the gomi on them. Cushions go back in afterwards because of Cats. Who will pee on them or shed on them or infest them with fleas.) Then I found a highbacked wooden chair, a treasure, and put that at the table. And now I have a comfy parlour-porch, except that the overhead light will only take 60 watt bulbs and it's dark early these days. No problem. There's that oil lamp I had back in the 80s; rescue it from the basement and buy some scented oil and oh how elegant my dusky meals will be this autumn.

Except I put it out on the Front Lawn Dollar Store some time back and now I don't have it any more.
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dragons got claws!

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Oh yes, alright. Here we are, p.28 of Moon Over Soho, Peter talking of course:
And I would have been doing at least one of those things the next morning if I hadn't also been the last bleeding apprentice wizard in England.
Clearly the French publishers had reason. But since the end of the book alters the state that obtains at the beginning, I *still* think they could have called it something else.
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