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autumn Monday assortment

October 18th, 2010 (10:38 am)
okay

current mood: okay

I've had a weekend of bright autumn sunshine, colourful leaves and baking for a tea party, in my city that looks like this:



(when you stand on the suspension bridge).

Also, strange dreams about high tech office furniture, people dismissing me, small rooms filled with books, and travelling.

This morning I didn't want to leave my car and come inside, because I was enjoying listening to Mary Warnock on the radio, talking about how the basis of morality for secular society is the emotion of sympathy and not reason, which brings into question the notion of faith-based versus rational approaches to morality.

Now I'm here I have students emailing me about modules I've never even heard of.

I watched a couple of episodes of Gavin & Stacey last week, and found it very amusing. I never bothered with it before - for some reason I expected it would be like Will & Grace (which I think is rubbish) because the title is two people's names. I don't suppose it was very logical to think so.

Comments

Posted by: KittyHaus (kittyhaus)
Posted at: October 18th, 2010 01:33 pm (UTC)

Your city is beautiful - we have just spent the weekend there and I am enamoured....

Posted by: Teacake (badasstronaut)
Posted at: October 18th, 2010 01:42 pm (UTC)

Let me know next time you're coming to town!

Posted by: The Living Breathing Oxymoron (motodraconis)
Posted at: October 18th, 2010 02:39 pm (UTC)
Artichoke

Great pic! Makes Bristol look alot more epic than the bits I've seen.

Posted by: Teacake (badasstronaut)
Posted at: October 18th, 2010 02:42 pm (UTC)

That's because of the height and angle from the bridge I guess.

Posted by: baconmatador (baconmatador)
Posted at: October 18th, 2010 02:44 pm (UTC)

Makes the river look even browner than usual too.

Posted by: dekan (dekandent)
Posted at: October 20th, 2010 02:15 am (UTC)

that river looks very dirty.

Posted by: harvestbird (harvestbird)
Posted at: October 21st, 2010 01:27 am (UTC)

May I display this image at my tumblr? My brother has just been through Bristol on tour and I would like to (ahem) say a few words on't.

Posted by: Teacake (badasstronaut)
Posted at: October 21st, 2010 06:17 am (UTC)

Yes, of course you can.

Posted by: beehivebabe (beehivebabe)
Posted at: October 26th, 2010 07:39 pm (UTC)
Picture

What a wonderful view of Bristol--- never seen it through your eyes before, stunning picture! Can't say I have ever been impressed before, through my own eyes that is.

Posted by: Teacake (badasstronaut)
Posted at: October 27th, 2010 07:54 am (UTC)
Re: Picture

If you look in my Flickr, there are some more. Also some new London pictures from the weekend just gone.

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