So since my last post I have clearly remained a very lazy blogger. I'd like to reassure you all (and myself) that I have not completely abandoned this blog! My latest excuses include a lingering lurgy and an enormous essay. I plan to be rid of both of these by the weekend... and then can turn to all those things I've been ignoring:
writing on my blogs;
the state of the bathroom;
my novel (the one I'm reading, not writing!); and...
maybe I'll go for a run.
In the meantime, here is a giant octopus fighting a shark: