Look at today's damage:
That's kitchen roll and duck tape - kindly applied by Tartarus. I have used up all the little plasters. He also made me a restorative cup of tea and slice of lemon cake. There may also have been some sniggering, but I'm ignoring that.
Anyway - here's the panel:
Went to see Life of Pi yesterday and then had to explain it to Sonshine as we walked home from the cinema. I don't want to spoil it for anyone if you haven't seen it yet.....take a hankie. Also, someone might have to explain it to me to make sure that I understand it properly myself!
You won't believe how amazing the animation is - the tiger animation especially. You totally forgot that it was CGI.
Sonshine tapped me on the arm about half-way through the movie and whispered "One day this might be the only way we get to see a tiger."
That brought a lump to my throat.
Maybe one day all we'll have of black rhinos and elephants and tigers is someone's animation skills. Maybe we'll wonder how on earth it came to pass that we extinguished entire species..... maybe we'll see the light. Clearly Life of Pi has had a very mournful effect on me. That and David Attenborough's Africa series on the BBC which has left me a puffy-faced wreck most weeks.
However, on a brighter note, giving a tiger a cuddle is VERY high on my list of Things I Want To Do This Year, so if anyone knows a tiger that's due a bit of anaesthetic and might be up for a bit of fierce cuddling, please let me know!
Meanwhile, I shall nurse my bloody fingers and continue working on the glass!
My highly technical work station.
One day someone will tell me that dish is worth £3m
Not the Bertolli margerine dish, clearly.