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They say it’s better to travel than to arrive. Whoever ‘they’ were obviously never attempted a 16 hour intercontinental flight with children under the age of three. Doing it with just the one was bad enough, so I can’t say I’m exactly cock-a-hoop about the prospect of trying it with two. At least last time all he did was eat and sleep and cry, and one of the first two of those usually sorted out the third. This time he can actually walk, and that doesn’t bode well.
I’ve also been getting absolutely reamed by spam on some older posts, so I’ll be turning comment moderation on shortly as well. It’ll only be while I’m away, and I doubt it’ll really affect all that much anyway, but just so’s you know.
And finally, having successfully outsourced my consumption of the Japanese English language media (“Ἀντισθένης – reading the rags so you don’t have to”), I’m alerted to a brief guest appearance I made in this JT article. It’s about the blogging ‘community’ in Japan and is thus depressing as all fuck. I highly recommend that you don’t read it and can only apologise for drawing it you your attention. MTC aside, it’s pretty insalubrious company I’m keeping so I can’t say I’m all that disappointed that they didn’t link directly to this blog. It only takes about a dozen comments before someone’s doing google searches on the author because, y’know, nothing says ‘sane and rational argument’ quite like internet powered ad hom attacks. I’m well off out of it, to be frank (they should have linked to this blog though. Bastards).
Hope you all enjoy your summer (/winter for you antipodeans) and I’ll see you all at the end of August.