First week of classes over, things going ok. I'm sleeping a lot, reading a lot. Jill still thinks she can find no way to connect to or understand me. Her failure to appreciate Monty Python and Mel Brooks may be connected, I suspect.
More moral drama will ensue, I'm sure.
Watched both Extended Edition DVDs with my local family Saturday. Was way fun, but kept me out till past midnight.
Woke up this morning and got out of bed around noon, to discover the other flatmates had all gone somewhere. Called home, cleaned the kitchen and living room, then set out for library and <3 Ethernet connection. Now if only I could get iTunes Music Store and other stuff to work, like POP email for my other two accounts. Webmail is slow and getting tiresome.
Cool news from Ansible:
Classics of Our Time. I was suitably numbed to learn that Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is to appear in classical Greek: `the longest text to have been translated into the ancient language in 1,500 years.' (BBC News) The translator, UK classics teacher Andrew Wilson, modelled his style on the 2nd-century works of Lucian, who was at least a fantasy (or sf) author. `Harry Potter' apparently comes out as `warrior goblet'. An Irish Gaelic version is also scheduled. Next: Elvish? Klingon?