Out the window: It's mosquito season, so I drape mosquito netting over my patio umbrella and pretend I'm in a tropical locale.
On the menu: Ratatouille. Fun to say. Delicious to eat.
This week's Words of the Day:
- dibber - noun - a handheld tool with a pointed end, used for making holes in the ground for seeds or young plants.
- ennead - noun - a group of nine
- flagitious - adjective - deeply criminal; utterly villainous
- gremolata - noun - a mixture of parsley, grated lemon rind, and garlic, used to add zest to a dish
- helve - noun - the handle or shaft of a weapon or a tool
Out and About:
- A humorous note to parents
- On not reading, sometimes.
- Hilarious attempts at "food art" by a disgruntled mother
- Seven things only chronic overthinkers will understand
- Honouring natural selection's most baffling creations. Go home, evolution, you are drunk.
- A touching story from Nathasha Badwhar: Yes, I am a Pakistani
- Explore the past and present of street art around the world with Google Street Art
- The queen visits the set of Game of Thrones. Will she or won't she? (Apparently she didn't, but it sure looks like she wanted to.)
That's all for this week.