Protected: Settling in

I should prob­ably be doing the dishes right now instead of writing to you but as I’ve just fin­ished set­ting up the wire­less net­work in the new apart­ment so that I can LJ from my laptop instead of having the use the media center in the living room,...

Protected: My mother strikes again

JEZEBEL’S LAMENT The witch, with her cat, flew across the sea on solid wings –no broom­stick, she. It was light; it was dark; it was light again, and fif­teen hours had passed as ten.  The prince was waiting at the car­riage door with the...

Export permit: stamped and paid

One of the many things I did today was a trip out to Cus­toms House to pay for Jezebel’s export permit. They said they couldn’t stamp her pass­port with an offi­cial AQIS stamp, but they did stamp the inside page with a “quar­antine mat­ters” stamp. For...

The begining of the end

I have just sold Als­vidir to subtle_eye (may you both scoot well) and Serendipity is in the shop having a ser­vice. A note for those who don’t know already: Serendipity will be avail­able for bor­rowing in the Mel­bourne area and for longer-haul trips. She...

Home stretch

I feel like I’m in the home stretch now. I haven’t quite said goodbye to Mel­bourne yet, but the rounds are starting. Friday was an intimate party at my place, excel­lent people, the best going-away present ever and a world-record attempt for number of...