I also still have Teh Snot, and am thus needing to schedule something like 12 hours a day to sleep :/ This is an improvement over the 15 hours I slept on Thursday night, but still fairly incompatible with getting stuff done.
We got a bottle of concentrated sulphuric acid in the post on Thursday :D I am going to keep it on my desk to scare my students with. And if someone hands me a completely appalling piece of work, I shall feed it to the conc H2SO4 for its opinion, and then cackle evilly and point out if it could do that to the recently-living cellulose, just think what it could do to organic matter like you... No, of course not, it's going to be stored in a plastic box on a shelf in Richard's workroom marked "Beware of the
The bedroom floor continues. Richard & I are camping out with our mattresses in the front room. A moment of sheer "us"ness - sitting side-by-side in the bed together playing with our laptops. Ye-es. There have been fewer "buried treasures" this time, just an extremely worn ha'penny from 1864 and an old newspaper, but the newspaper's quite interesting - I might type some of it in later for your amusement (yes, with the copious free time that I have so much of). We remembered to put the time capsule in this time. It has the various coins we found under the floor, a 1p and 2p coin from 2006, a US 1 cent, a Euro 1 cent, and a French half-franc that was masquerading as a 5p coin in Richard's change a few weeks ago. That will thoroughly confuse whoever digs the floor up in 20 years time, I'm sure.