Photo of the week: Curiosity

A cat looking down the toilet.
February 10, 2019

Chai Latte is still extremely curious about liquids, including a flushing toilet. On Tuesday my car broke down on the way to the observatory. Luckily I was able to limp to the workshop and I got the car back on Wednesday. I’m poorer now of course, but it could have been worse. And I’m still working on the next edition of the observatory book. I don’t get much done each…


At Bleeding Last!

I finished the second edition of “A Breathtaking Window on the Universe” in July 2013. Almost immediately, I started work on the Spanish version. But I got interrupted by family holidays, distributing books, and writing “The Seer’s Stone” and translating it into “La piedra ocular” (while local government subsidies were available.) That took longer than anticipated, as these things generally do. Meanwhile I was tour guiding, blogging, writing the odd…

March 22, 2015

Not as bad as I thought.

I’ve been getting very irritated with myself for taking so long to finish this ebook. But this morning I found a backup of said book from January. It turns out that since then, I’ve written 8,000 words. I’ve also added lots of photos and written captions for all photos old and new, to say nothing of the editing I’ve done. Considering I’ve also had the Starlight guide course and the…

August 12, 2011