time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug

Cas is currently

Today is a sad day here in Southampton, for Jeff has left us, to return back to the sprawling sprawl that is Greater London. The end of the year is here for us academics, and because the uni accommodation office couldn’t organize the proverbial, we are all being kicked out of our uni run flats a week before our dissertations are due in. This in turn has led to pretty much everyone scattering back to their loving families. By the end of the week it will just be the Raven Master, River Queen, the Cute Canadian, Moose, and myself left to keep the flame of archaeology/computing/osteology/history/study-of-dead-things burning bright.

It’s not quite time to do my whole “wrapping up the year” post, mainly because as far as I am concerned, I don’t want it to be over, but I will say that it has been immense fun, and that I am going to miss everyone so much.

I did try to find a decent picture of Jeff, but there isn’t any. He has this freakish skill of being able to avoid the camera at the last possible moment – in every single picture I have of him, he is either hiding behind his hands or a pint. Took this one at the pub last night and as it contains both a pint and Jeff hiding behind his hands, it is pretty much the quintessential Jeff Picture.


I have no idea why, but I am going to miss the boy. *sigh* I hate saying goodbye to people.

(In good and entirely unrelated news, I have worked out how to get ‘live bookmarks’ from Firefox into Vienna. It’s simply a matter of opening the bookmarks in the sidebar, getting the url from the info page, and pasting into Vienna. In my defence, Safari displays it’s bookmarks differently, I’d forgotten about Firefox’s sidebar functionality, and I have had a few other things on my mind lately. Let’s not complain how long it took me to get to the party, rather rejoice that I got here at all. )