M2 - Globular Clusters are about my favourite astronomical objects.
First light with my Seestar. Only managed about 10 minutes before the clouds but I’m very happy with this for a first shot.
Finished reading: Watchers by Dean R. Koontz 📚 Just finished the Audio Book version - loved it 😊
How come it’s got so difficult to get basic ingredients, like mushrooms and rice, from UK supermarkets? Seems like I have to visit at least 2 big stores just to get a handful of ingredients to make dinner these days. Are we that screwed now that we struggle to get basic veg?
Finished reading: Breathe! You Are Alive by Thich Nhat Hanh 📚
Finished reading: 2br02b by Kurt Vonnegut 📚
Finished reading: Concorde by Mike Bannister 📚
Finished reading: The Big Trip Up Yonder by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. 📚
Where can I keep all this time I’m saving? https://open.substack.com/pub/staygrounded/p/where-can-i-keep-all-this-time-that?r=2d3j4w&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=email 😊
Currently reading: Love Will Tear Us Apart by C. K. McDonnell 📚I’m loving this series. About a third of the way through this one and I don’t think I’ve ever laughed so much at a book. Absolute gem 😊
Finished my Lego Tranquil Garden - I think this is about my favourite builds so far. So beautiful and I love the customisable positions of the trees etc. I can imagine myself sitting in the temple making tea.
https://daringfireball.net/2023/08/kouvakas_uk_surveillance - gotta love the UK - given this would be entirely the wrong thing to do, I fully expect it to happen, as that seems the norm here these days. I’m not sure if it’s incompetence, or stupidity, but neither is reassuring.
Finished reading: The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard by J. G. Ballard 📚 Took me a loooong time getting through the Audio Book version but quite an experience!
Finished reading: Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut 📚
Finished reading: This Charming Man by C. K. McDonnell 📚Terrific fun 😊
Congrats to Bagnaia and Ducati for the win, but exciting racing that was not. Third time this year I’ve fallen asleep during a race. #motogp
My SO has been adding some more of her wonderful artwork to her Folksy shop at folksy.com/shops/kar…