Steeping time is probably a reasonable proxy for focus.

A clear glass cup of strong black tea.
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The last several pots have been forgotten on the counter, steeping, for upwards of a half hour as I research and try to get my break-through on this configuration conundrum.

Another proxy may be that I still drink it.


London Pottery 2 cup Farmhouse teapot with filter.

The word souvenir[WT] comes from Français, but with a twist. French, itself, borrowed subvenio[WT] from Latin, meaning something akin to “bring to mind,  come up with.” In English it usually means “a memento of sentimental value, an aid in remembering.” Continue reading “Souvenir”

Random snackage

Digestive biscuit (McVitties, Tesco, whatever…), thin square of dark chocolate,  microwave just a bit until the chocolate softens… take with tea and milk. Do not exceed, oh, two or so in any one day.