Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Olga and I took a long walk through Kensington yesterday, wandering once again past the mysterious hat store. There were different hats in the window this time -- or, as I said before, not really hats but "fascinators." These looked a bit like someone's geometry lesson.
You can't quite tell, but the one on the left is made with postage stamps. Personally, I'd go for the sea urchin.
After our walk I left Olga in the apartment while I walked down to the Grand Union Canal to photograph some graffiti I found there yesterday, and to run some errands (like buy dog food). When I got back to the flat I was dismayed to see that Olga had not fallen asleep as I'd hoped, but rather perpetrated all sorts of mischief like eating our mail. Fortunately snail mail these days is never very useful or valuable.
I'll say it again: That dog. Good grief.
I don't have much to say about the Oscars this year. We didn't watch any of the ceremony -- just read about it the next day. We did like "Argo," so I don't have any complaints about that, though I'm surprised it rose to the level of best picture. I'm mystified by Jennifer Lawrence in "Silver Linings Playbook," but that's because I haven't seen it. She seems fairly lightweight and the movie looks like a run-of-the-mill rom-com, but there must be more to it. I guess we need to check it out.