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phew

Recovering slowly, still. It’s still a bit painful, particularly if I forget it is and try to move too much or twist at all; and I get tired very quickly, but I’m feeling much better than I thought I would be.

I’ve spent the last couple of days sorting out VPN on this little Ubuntu laptop – which is not easy when you’ve got a rt2500 card and can’t use NetworkManager – but now I can actually get some work done. In the meantime, I’ve been…

  • Listening to Momus now he’s making all his Creation stuff free, which is lovely. I’ve admired the man’s blog for a long while, but never got into his music until I got the kick up the arse from "hey, it’s free." I’m aware that his recent stuff is going to sound nothing like this, and that’s a mystery I shall leave to the future.
  • Saddened by the death of Majel Barrett Roddenberry.
  • Playing Fable 2, a very odd game in which you have to keep having to interrupt your questing to go home, see your family and get a Proper Job.
  • Getting random blood tests.
  • Losing track of too many serial media – online comics, TV programmes, etc. – to worry about.
  • Reading G.K. Chesterton’s Father Brown stories, about which there is something very surreal, in an underplayed way; or that could just be the drugs.

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