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04 February 2013 @ 07:34 pm
Pocoyo & Richard III  

I am profoundly grateful to Stephen Fry for his wonderful narration for Pocoyo. That is all.

Well, it’s not all, but it was important to say. :)

I assume you all know by now that it *was* Richard III buried in the Leicester car park, which I think is enormously awesome. And also, as has been clear from Twitter all day, a great source of jokes:

“A hearse! A hearse! My kingdom for a hearse!”

“Richard III has finally been declared “1485 Hide ‘n Seek Champion”.”

and my current favorite,

“I love it when a Plantagenet comes together.”

ETA: in the running for my new favorite, from Chris Fellows, “While making lunch, the words “a swiftly tilting plantagenet” popped into my head. Obscure pun.” Bahahah. :)

The other night Ted made a berry coulis for ice cream, and there was coulis left over. I had some on my oatmeal and thought what it *really* needed was a spoonful of lemon curd to go with, so I got some lemon curd at the farmer’s market this weekend. And OMG, was I right.

I haven’t watched this yet, but I think it’s probably awesome: The Avengers/Breakfast Club Mashup. :)

(x-posted from the essential kit)

Alix (Tersa): Good Eatstersa on February 4th, 2013 06:39 pm (UTC)
Coulis + lemon curd on porridge sounds amazeballs.
kitmizkit on February 4th, 2013 07:24 pm (UTC)
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bookmobilerbookmobiler on February 4th, 2013 07:35 pm (UTC)
Dead monarchs
I'm not sure what they're worried about. I'm sure the only currently available British monarch has plans in place to be buried elsewhere
Mary Anne: pixelpers1stence on February 4th, 2013 08:18 pm (UTC)
LOVE the tweets -- thanks for sharing with us non-twitterers.... :)
Deborah Blakedeborahblakehps on February 5th, 2013 12:52 am (UTC)
And the mash-up IS awesome. Awesomely awesome.
irishkateirishkate on February 5th, 2013 07:05 pm (UTC)
Wonders if it's ok to bury LIVE monarchs in the car park so....
Marithmarith on February 5th, 2013 11:22 pm (UTC)

I love the comment on the Guardian article, too: "The archaeologists thought they'd discovered a 500 year old two-door hatchback in the car park.....but it was in fact a Tudor hunchback..."