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    Sticky: Lunch has been zingy chicken soup, with both...

    Lunch has been zingy chicken soup, with both wholemeal bread and sesame bloomer :tongue
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    :yay: :banana: :yay:

    :yay: :banana: :yay:
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    Poll: The Premier Inn free wi-fi is just about adequate...

    The Premier Inn free wi-fi is just about adequate for basic tasks like submitting timesheets, but crappy enough to be an excuse for giving up on the conference call after a couple of minutes :)
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    Sticky: Links are up :)

    Links are up :)
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    Monday Links from the Bench vol. DXIX

    I know you’re itching to read this lot, but first you should check that you’ve made all your arrangements for attending the CUK Christmas Do in Manchester this Friday :cheers:


    The Octopus from...
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Sunny start out...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Sunny start out :glasses

    Only around 7°C though, and there’s a fairly chilly breeze out there, coming from the direction that lets it get through the kitchen window,...
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    René Auberjonois, who played shapeshifter Odo in...

    René Auberjonois, who played shapeshifter Odo in ST:DS9, among innumerable other credits: Rene Auberjonois, 1940-2019 :frown
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    Sticky: No telly tonight, apart from a bit of some...

    No telly tonight, apart from a bit of some Australian Customs/Immigration thing while I ate.

    Instead, I’ve finished Primo Levi’s If This is a Man, which ends when the Russians arrive at Auschwitz,...
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    Sticky: And so it came to pass: Sainsbury’s Taste the...

    And so it came to pass: Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Belgian Chocolate Cake :tongue
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    Sticky: Healthy options all the way for tea tonight: M&S...

    Healthy options all the way for tea tonight: M&S pork and caramelised onion sausages, thick-cut smoked bacon off the market, M&S crinkle cut chips, and beans :tongue

    Might have some chocolate cake...
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    Sticky: Another win for things that might come in handy...

    Another win for things that might come in handy one day! :yay:



    Yes, it seemed to start happening a while after I got the antibacterial wipes, then stopped when I took to wiping them clan with...
  12. Agree. All the Ai/ML/Data Science stuff is going...

    Agree. All the Ai/ML/Data Science stuff is going to continue to grow in importance, and Python is the best way into that.

    And no matter what NoSQL stuff becomes trendy for a year or two before...
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    Sticky: Chicken and bacon is a winning combination....

    Chicken and bacon is a winning combination. Having read the above, I’m going to put roasting-them-together on my list of things to try :tongue

    My left ear is playing up again - I’d become careless...
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    Sticky: WlmS :ohwell

    WlmS :ohwell
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    Sticky: Getting clearer out there - it’ll be positively...

    Getting clearer out there - it’ll be positively sunny at this rate :)
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Fairly cloudy out...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Fairly cloudy out though with a bit of weak sunshine getting through from time to time, and the now-standard 9°C :ind

    The wind appears to have died down though :)
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    Sticky: The snack was a ham sandwich on sesame seed...

    The snack was a ham sandwich on sesame seed bloomer, as it turned out; very nice :tongue

    The watching was going to be a continuation of the All Of James Bond project with Octopussy (1983). I’ve...
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    Sticky: The gods of the weather clearly knew I’d be...

    The gods of the weather clearly knew I’d be walking back from the pub long before I even knew I’d be going there; got drenched coming home :D

    Hubris, meet Nemesis :rolleyes:

    Anyway, an...
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    Sticky: And very nice it was :tongue The Chinese, that...

    And very nice it was :tongue

    The Chinese, that is; I haven’t been for the drink yet.



    Thankfully no :)
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    Sticky: In the Chinese early, as I’m meeting a friend for...

    In the Chinese early, as I’m meeting a friend for a drink later :)
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    Sticky: That’s the plan! :happy

    That’s the plan! :happy
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    Sticky: The Polish café has been decorated in the style...

    The Polish café has been decorated in the style of a Polish Christmas.

    Apparently it’s a tradition in Poland to put hay beneath the tablecloth for the Christmas meal. I wonder if they’ll do that...
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    Sticky: Lunch was the rest of the pâté from the other...

    Lunch was the rest of the pâté from the other day, once again on wholemeal toast :tongue

    Looks like the weather is messed up again: it’ll rain tonight but not until about eleven o’clock, long...
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    Sticky: Afternoon denizens :wave: Grey, mild at 9°C,...

    Afternoon denizens :wave:

    Grey, mild at 9°C, and dry out there today :ind

    Not that I’ve been out there. I just look out the window and at my phone and report what I see.
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    Sticky: A rewatch tonight, starting with The Raid (2011)...

    A rewatch tonight, starting with The Raid (2011), in which there is a raid. Cracking stuff :D

    And then a raid of a different kind and with a lot more buildup in Zero Dark Thirty (2012). Another...
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    Sticky: Tea tonight has been one of the pork chops I got...

    Tea tonight has been one of the pork chops I got from the market, with chips, peas, and gravy. Very nice, though I think the stall next to that one cuts them a little thicker :tongue

    I was tempted...
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    Sticky: Mundane laundry done :tumble:

    Mundane laundry done :tumble:
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    Sticky: :banana: :banana2: :banana:

    :banana: :banana2: :banana:
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    Sticky: Shopping done :banana: As expected, I got...

    Shopping done :banana:

    As expected, I got rained on at various points in degrees from light to heavy; though nothing as bad as it is right now, so they missed a trick there :D

    After collecting...
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    Sticky: Off into town to collect my Mum’s present in a...

    Off into town to collect my Mum’s present in a bit, then onwards to Sainsbury’s. I’ll hit the market for meat and veg, so Sainsbury’s might end up just being a bit of a beer run :D :cheers:
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    Sticky: Just had a text message telling me I’ve got an...

    Just had a text message telling me I’ve got an appointment at the dentist next Wednesday. I could have sworn it was in January, but apparently not :ohwell
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Another grey day,...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Another grey day, still quite breezy, but dry so far other than the general dampness of the atmosphere :ind

    Positively roasting out there though, at 11°C :)
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    Sticky: One of those evenings when I suddenly remember...

    One of those evenings when I suddenly remember that iPlayer often has some good films, which led me to this evening’s movie première: Primary Colors (1998), based on the eponymous book, which in turn...
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    Sticky: Mega windy out :tumble: No rain though. Looks...

    Mega windy out :tumble:

    No rain though. Looks like that’s being reserved for when I go shopping tomorrow :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: :yay: :banana: :yay:

    :yay: :banana: :yay:
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    Sticky: Just had tea, very early by my usual standards....

    Just had tea, very early by my usual standards. Potato famine pork casserole out of the freezer it was, and very tasty too :tongue
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    Sticky: Just get the project cancelled. Bam! No more team...

    Just get the project cancelled. Bam! No more team meetings :D
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    Sticky: I’ve generally been OK with the flu jab, to the...

    I’ve generally been OK with the flu jab, to the best of my recollection. I’ve got a vague feeling it made me feel slightly iffy for a couple of days one year, but I can’t remember when.
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    Sticky: Pâté on toast (wholemeal) for lunch :tongue I...

    Pâté on toast (wholemeal) for lunch :tongue

    I still need to go into town to collect my Mum’s Christmas present. Might get around to it this afternoon; I really should walk, as it’s not very far,...
  40. Push to master.

    Push to master.
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Grey and chilly (3°C)...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Grey and chilly (3°C) out; looks rather damp too, though no rain :frown
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    Sticky: Back to Paris tonight for a further episode of...

    Back to Paris tonight for a further episode of Spiral/Engrenages: Episode #4.6 (TV Episode 2012) :bluelight

    Goodnight all :wave: :tired
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    Sticky: Soup was finally ready, and very nice it was...

    Soup was finally ready, and very nice it was :tongue

    I used more lentils this time, along with more tomato purée and curry powder, as the chicken was a particularly fine specimen. As a result, I...
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    Sticky: The soccer enthusiasts are on their way home...

    The soccer enthusiasts are on their way home outside, giving the pedestrian crossing a bit of an evening workout.
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    Sticky: It seems I added slightly too much water, so it’s...

    It seems I added slightly too much water, so it’s simmering gently to reduce it a bit now :ohwell

    Tastes promising though :)
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    Sticky: Real Soon Now… :tumble:

    Real Soon Now… :tumble:
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    Sticky: Soupmaking has begun… :nerd

    Soupmaking has begun… :nerd
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    Sticky: :wave:

    :wave:
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    Sticky: Sardine toasties for lunch; the olive oil ones,...

    Sardine toasties for lunch; the olive oil ones, not the tomato sauce ones. Well tasty :tongue
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    Sticky: Morning denizens :wave: Bit sunny out :glasses...

    Morning denizens :wave:

    Bit sunny out :glasses

    Around 4°C out there now; it was cloudy for part of the night, so I don’t think it got below zero.
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