>Credulous baboon eats own foot

>It was P’s official birthday yesterday1. We left it too late to book a theatre ‘show’ so instead we went to see Michel Gondry‘s The Science of Sleep at the pictures. There are two contrasting reviews (different expectations and different frames of reference) and some interesting interviews here. It’s very different to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, which he also directed. I liked Eternal Sunshine… but I feel warmer towards The Science…, though it’s a slighter affair.

Reading: The chapter in Tim Hilton’s book where he explains how Samuel Beckett took the name of Godot from the French racing cyclist Roger Godeau.

Listening to: rain on a plastic roof (Dansette bost).

1 Happy Birthday to you / Happy Birthday to you / Happy Birthday, dear P / Happy Birthday to you