Tag Archives: Sherlock

Still Alive…

I did not really mean to not post for so long… but work has been busy and even my days off have been taken up with other things for people so when I have had a minute, I haven’t had … Continue reading

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Twinings Assam, babbling about board games and a bit of sewing.

Assam (Twinings) 3 min @ 212° The first thing I notice is how dark this is- it’s a really strong tea! I can completely understand why this is the ‘wake-up’ tea of choice for many people. In spite of it … Continue reading

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Upgrades

I got home last night to discover that the new TV had been delivered… the mounting kit preceeded it by a couple of days. So now to hang it- how hard could this be? Friends, this was a comedy of … Continue reading

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A random Thursday in October

In which I will not be discussing a) work and b) Mom. Instead, let’s natter a bit about tea and teacups. If you’ve been keeping track, I’ve got rather a good collection of teacups going now and they’ve outgrown my … Continue reading

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Lapsang Souchong

Lapsang Souchong (Twinings) According to some fans, Lapsang Souchong is the tea prefered by Sherlock Holmes. There is no basis for this in the canonical stories but it makes sense that Holmes would prefer a strong black tea with smokey … Continue reading

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Day 312 Halloween… and books

Happy Halloween! The National Theatre’s Frankenstein (Cumberbatch as Creature) was fantastic! It’s an unusual version in that it’s from the point of the creature rather than the doctor- also there is very little set dressing and the acting must carry … Continue reading

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Day 979

Emily goes back to school Wednesday so today I begin the painful process of getting her back on schedule. And getting me back on an earlier schedule- ouch. I have too many projects going. Right now I have the Trees … Continue reading

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