Monthly Archives: October 2011

On eating vegetarian in Germany

John Scalzi is back from Germany, and he says he’s happy that I was not a vegetarian. In comments, someone agrees.There’s a pervasive myth that German food consists entirely of meat, notably in the form of sausage. I can assure you it doesn’t. It’s tru… Continue reading

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On eating vegetarian in Germany

John Scalzi is back from Germany, and he says he’s happy that I was not a vegetarian. In comments, someone agrees. There’s a pervasive myth that German food consists entirely of meat, notably in the form of sausage. I can … Continue reading

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Book review: Master and Commander

Master and Commander, Patrick O’Brian. 1970.Since I enjoy space opera, I’ve been told many times I need to read this series, since, really, space opera is a riff on the Age of Sail (in space!). After giving David Drake’s futuristic take on this source … Continue reading

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Book review: Master and Commander

Master and Commander, Patrick O’Brian. 1970. Since I enjoy space opera, I’ve been told many times I need to read this series, since, really, space opera is a riff on the Age of Sail (in space!). After giving David Drake’s … Continue reading

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World Beer Festival, Durham, 2011

These are my notes from this year. I didn’t take very detailed notes, because I, in a fit of talent and rushing out the door, forgot both my pen and my carefully-planned list of booths I wanted to hit. I managed to recreate it on my phone, at least. A … Continue reading

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World Beer Festival, Durham, 2011

These are my notes from this year. I didn’t take very detailed notes, because I, in a fit of talent and rushing out the door, forgot both my pen and my carefully-planned list of booths I wanted to hit. I … Continue reading

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