mjj (flemmings) wrote,

Hope deferred maketh the heart sick

1. Tried to discover if I had an old story in my alhambra directory, which requires using Filezilla because that directory is index.html locked. Filezilla connected happily as ever but wouldn't show me individual files in the various folders. Googled about, was told to give instructions to my firewall, did. It worked. Yay for me. Came home and tried accessing again. No files. Firewall remains instructed. Tried again. And again. Googled more, no joy. Tried again. Files appeared. Argh.

2. Have a desk lamp with a curly lightbulb in it. Every so often desk lamp turns off. Well, bulb goes dark, let's say. Asked the ojisan at Weiner's Home Hardware, he said that's weird, must be fault in the lamp. Bought a new lamp. This, please note, was last December. My inexplicable reluctance to deal with such things means I only replaced the lamp last night, but replace it I did. Yay me. Lamp just turned itself off again. And now I wonder if it's the curly bulb, which is definitely warm when I thought these guys didn't heat.

What have you just finished reading?
Patricia Briggs, Alpha and Omega

What are you reading now?
Patricia Briggs, Fair Game. More of same.

What will you read next?
Ono Natsume, House of Five Leaves vol 1&2 in translation.

Possibly Joan Aiken, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase.

What have you given up on?
Shinzanmono, which is a collection of short stories and not the novel I thought it was.
Tags: meme, reading_13, rl_13

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