Alex the parrot can count to none. (via kristine_smith and janni) Alex the parrot was part of the inspiration for Scardown and Worldwired.
Progress notes for 20 July 2005:
"Ile of Dogges"
New Words: 1,054
Total Words: 1,054
Reason for stopping: </strong>Tired
Mammalian Assistance: Marlowe came and sat on my chest for a while, but that was mostly while I was toiling in the media mines.
Stimulants: teaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa. Earl Grey.
Today's words Word don't know: n/a
Tyop du jour: and stared at the coffered penaling.
Darling du jour: Edmund Tylney, in pain and reeking from rotting teeth, stood before the sideboard and crumbled sugar into his sack.
Books in progress, but not at all quickly: China Mieville, Iron Council
Interesting research tidbits of the day: See Alex, above
Other writing-related work: I did all those contracts yesterday, and did the Chizine stuff the day before that.
Player: They're hardly divisible, sir - well, I can do you blood and love without the rhetoric, and I can do you blood and rhetoric without the love, and I can do you all three concurrent or consecutive, but I can't do you love and rhetoric without the blood. Blood is compulsory - they're all blood, you see.
Guildenstern (Or Rosencrantz): Is that what people want?
Player: It's what we do.