In the absence of anything terribly exciting or mystifying (it's been a slow couple of weeks), I thought I'd just give you a brief update of what's been happening here at Castlette DeVice.
First up, last weekend we had a visit from my sister, Indescribable DeVice, and my six week old niece, Lionel (not her real name, although I think it should be). My gods that baby can scream!
The screaming didn't seem to perturb Ming that much, as you can see below:
|A sleeping Ming|
Indescribable also left me with her familiar. She thought I'd pay it more attention than she does now that she's got a Lionel to look after. Although not quite a Moom, Gerbil (yes, Indescribable's that lazy that she couldn't be arsed to think up a name for it) is settling in nicely and not tormenting Inexcuseable's cats too much.
|My new familiar, Gerbil. Great name, eh?|
On Friday, Inexcuseable and her husband departed for a two week holiday, leaving me to my own devices. (Note the lowercase 'd' - No incest here).
So far, I've kept myself busy, mostly repotting and rearranging my modest array of potted plants. Although, the array is getting somewhat less modest as I can't seem to stop myself from visiting the garden centre!
Anyway, here's how my little potted garden is doing:
Oh, one final thing: I am no longer incommunicado. I have a new phone! My last phone slipped into a coma several months ago (December or January, I believe), and I couldn't put myself through the trauma of trying to find a suitable new one. Remember the drama when I was in need of a new PC?!
The longer I put it off, the more used to not having one I got. However, after some almost relentless nagging from various friends & relatives, last week I finally caved and ended up with this:
I've had it a week and sent three texts so far. I don't think I'm in any danger of exceeding my free 5000 per month...
So. That's it for now. I'm off over the Cusp in a little while, so I should have plenty to tell you when I get back.