You might have noticed the blog's been running to images and reviews and not too much else at the moment aside from the serialisation, and although you're all surely gagging for lengthy, hectoring essays and opinion, the sad truth is December will probably bring more of the same. Call it xmas brain. Something to do with the seasonal increase in ultraviolet levels; it lowers IQs, reduces core competencies and makes you want to eat tiger prawns on the deck between toots under the above mentioned Pseudoacacia. The good news is there'll be plenty of pretty pictures for your delectation since the lovely R has availed himself of his dream camera, including an incoming rose smellathon that will survey the blooms at the Dunedin Bot Gardens.
Don't look at me like that. I'm a lazy bitch, I know. It is what it is.
I did make a nice goat rogan josh for dinner. Have a look at the garden while you're here. Some of it's tending toward overexposure on this laptop for some reason but it seemed fine on the iMac.