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Christmas fireplace

Posted on December 2nd, 2017 by tonieee

Our (not quite finished) newly redecorated room looks fantastic with Christmas decorations on it. We’re going to have to keep it that way all year.

Today I got a dolphin :)

Posted on August 15th, 2017 by tonieee

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Rainy day train ticket punch

Posted on August 9th, 2017 by tonieee

Brought a smile to my face on a miserable, wet morning.

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Rainbow gif

Posted on July 7th, 2016 by tonieee

How awesome is that? It’s by Robin Eisenberg.

powerpuff me!

Posted on April 2nd, 2016 by tonieee

If you go to you can make a picture of yourself as a powerpuff girls character – it’s the greatest thing! I’ve always wanted to be a powerpuff girl and now I am 😀

Friday is snow day is happy day

Posted on March 4th, 2016 by tonieee

This morning on my way to work I’m inexplicably happy despite a day of work ahead of me. The fact that it is snowing (though only a paltry amount) could be a factor as that cheers me no end. Also I trimmed my beard last night which always makes me feel ten years younger. But […]

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Miyazaki’s Beautiful Antiwar Dreams

Posted on May 15th, 2015 by tonieee

This is a really nice article about anti-war themes in Studio Ghibli films: No film has ever made me cry so much as Grave of the Fireflies. From about 5 minutes into it until about an hour after it I was just bawling my eyes out. Even just reading that article has made my […]

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Posted on April 8th, 2015 by tonieee

I broke it slipping over in the mud while walking the dog. It’s a little inconvenient to say the least.

Man Crisps!

Posted on November 11th, 2014 by tonieee

I’m glad I selected the correct gender of crisps. It would have been so embarrassing if I’d got back to my desk at work with wrongly gendered crisps.

Dog magic

Posted on October 26th, 2014 by tonieee

I’ve just discovered that I can totally amaze the dog with really clumsy sleight of hand tricks.