Daily Archives: February 8, 2009

The Seven Sisters

Roughly 440 light years away from us, the Pleiades should be a familiar sight to any stargazer in the northern hemisphere. Residing in the constellation of Taurus, they’re one of the nearest open clusters to Earth. The brightest stars are … Continue reading

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This week’s Carnival of Space (The Lunar Edition) is now live, hosted by The Moon Society Blog. I haven’t had a chance to read through it all properly yet, but it looks like a good one this week!

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ふりかけ

In other news, I’m quite proud of how well I can now read hiragana! I was in Oriental Mart in town yesterday, picking up a few supplies (thai basil, pandan leaves, nori sheets and the other sorts of things you … Continue reading

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To split, or not to split?

Actually, I could add a literary pun to that sentence by rewriting it as “to split, or to not split?” So a matter which may occasionally concern anyone who spends a lot of time writing in English is that of … Continue reading

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