I just found out where Bovril gets its name (other than the "Bov" part for "bovine").
I'm not going to say what it is here because you'll never believe me. Go look it up. Believe me, it's worth it.
So last year I got fucked over pretty badly by a bunch of LGBT+ activists in my political party.
Tonight I've finally got round to announcing that I'm not going to be hosting their membership database for free any more. Given them 3 months and a list of hosting providers.
I've been doing it since 2010, and it's costing me £30/mo just to keep the VM it's on running.
It's brought up a lot of painful memories, and it's sad... but it's the last step to break away.
food (kinda, it's British)
This morning I have mostly been grossing @bright_helpings by eating Bovril on toast in his general vicinity.
Only because he helped me get the lid off the jar though!
For the uninitiated, Bovril is a semiliquid paste made from salt and beef. It's a little runnier than Ketchup.
Do not worry, he received Hot Chip with cheese.
Here I am minding my own business eating hot chip, and then I glance down to see I am being Studied. #mastodogs
human eye contact, alc
As part of coping with lockdown, we're trying to make the weekends different. So for dinner we splashed out on Vietnamese takeout, which @bright_helpings and I had to collect as they don't deliver out this far. @QueenMollyBones cleared off the table so we could sit around it and share a meal.
It's not a lot but it feels different and special.
I spent a lot of free time recently getting a bit obsessed with a Free-to-Play game, including knocking together a spreadsheet to help me strategise, and updating a very old Fandom wiki.
Reasonably harmless in itself, but I find the sudden intensity with which I'm throwing myself into this disturbing. I'll keep an eye on it.
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