Yay, the third Bloggiesta has started! I can’t believe I almost missed it… I guess I haven’t been paying attention to twitter nor my feed-reader. My excuse is that I have this annoying cold — which I probably got from David Mitchell when I saw him in Teylers Museum on Saturday, so who’s complaining ;) Of course I should have just marked my calendar for June’s Bloggiesta right after January’s.
Anyway, although my head feels like $%#@&*$#$ and I’ve got other plans for the weekend, I’m going to try and squeeze in some tasks from my Graasland to-do list. Can’t let a Bloggiesta party go by without participating — especially since I really need it at the moment!
Before Monday 8am (GMT+1) I hope to spend 12 hours on the following jobs:
- backup my blog ✔
- finish most recent backlog posts about this week’s csa vegetable bag and today’s bento (how convenient that I don’t need to take a break for preparing lunch because it’s already waiting for me!) ✔
- write 1 book review, preferably David Mitchell’s The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
- spend 15 minutes on putting previous posts containing recipes (or links to recipes on other websites) in the Recipe category I created a short while ago ✔
- add archive post for books read in 2002 ✔
- spend 30 minutes on cleaning up old imported posts (tagged ‘Uncategorized’; 9 left)
I probably can’t do it all in the set amount of time — especially since I plan to visit, comment on, cheer & tweet other participants as well and I really need my sleep these days — but at least you know what my priorities are. I’ll probably leave the mini-challenges for what they are ;)
If possible I’d also like to work on some other posts that have been high on my priority list for quite some time (the ones that are really bugging me):
- my buddy review with Elsjelas of Murakami’s Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
- my guest post for the 100 Mile Fitness Challenge
- report of David Mitchell’s talk in Haarlem (combining it with my review of ‘The 1000 Autumns‘ will probably turn out too difficult)
- review of Shusaku Endo’s Silence (Japanese Literature Book Group read for June & my first book in the 4th Japanese Literature Challenge)
So much to do, so little time ;) How fortunate that Mr Gnoe is dining out and will be home late today! :))