and i think i will do some major formatting of hdd and installing a fresh linux mint os, and maybe the system then will be happier with itself… meanwhile, i could not miss re-posting this: the long school-term is over. it is the holidays. higher up and further in, as aslan would say.Read More because poetry cannot be typed.
and, besides, the giants’ march is one of my fav themes from the Gold of the Rheine…Read More it sometimes feels like this
this year’s undoubted best phrase from an Early New English text analysis: Old Nordic droppings of the [e] were very popular in ENE maybe the Old Nordics were sth like huge horse-like critters who kept excreting sounds. i would not put it past them, either. and then this Middle English was finished because Am[e]rica was […]Read More the joy of marking exams
*besides** growing tomatoes, taking care of the cat and some hiking in the forests **in addition to translating two books – The Cattle Express by Tom Crosshill and the Goth Girl and a Fete Worse than Death by Chris RiddellRead More summer vacation plans
to finish a translation of something so stupid i cannot even mention the name. then finish the sermon. on creeds. making it simple. then get 5 hours of sleep, and be in church on time. then preach, then talk to people. share the soup. then read some 30 student papers on a fragment of chaucer. […]Read More the soup was good
they say that imagination is characteristic of humanity. maybe that is true. but living in the same 3D space as Beryl the Yellow-eyes, I’ve come to the conclusion that he has imagination to the power of ten compared with me. to attack a plastic bag under a blanket…whatever he sees there must be very imaginative.Read More imagination
it is summer. the brief summer of this country where it is often winter, but most of the time – autumn, even when it is spring. not that i particularly like the sunshine and the heat, and all that…but the trees are green, the birds have lead forth their young and are conceiving another hatch, […]Read More but outside