not much other news. we had a great guest lecture today on african feminist writing, and it was just fascinating, coz Western feminism tends to be quite exclusive of ideas outside western society, so it's just pretty cool.
oh, and our kitchen's getting done up. hence the cold water. we've also been without an oven for a while, but salad plates are handling that for us. but hopefully we'll have an oven, a hob, and a whole kitchen complete with full ceiling - not just half - that is overall fireproof, generally safe and 'cheap and cheerful' ie a hundred times better than the mess my father made of the whole thing.
well, i gotta go do research and study, coz i only have this book for another hour and a half. yikes!