“Australia — which is the world’s largest coal exporter — has repeatedly prioritized the coal industry’s needs over the planet’s.”
Unsure whether I should use ruby markup to show furigana for the kanji or just stick with the romaji below.
For: Looks nice.
Against: There's a *lot* of markup for even a single sentence: <ruby>知<rp>（</rp><rt>し</rt><rp>）</rp></ruby>る<ruby>者<rp>（</rp><rt>もの</rt><rp>）</rp></ruby>は<ruby>言<rp>（</rp><rt>い</rt><rp>）</rp></ruby>わず<ruby>言<rp>（</rp><rt>い</rt><rp>）</rp></ruby>う<ruby>者<rp>（</rp><rt>もの</rt><rp>）</rp></ruby>は<ruby>知<rp>（</rp><rt>し</rt><rp>）</rp></ruby>らず
Sarah's mum gave me a tiny Japanese calendar with tear off days. I've started translating the sayings at the bottom as reading practice.
I'm pretty sure the first one I did is going to be my favourite right through to the end.
山椒は 小粒 でも ぴりりと 辛い。
Achari Brussels sprout curry for dinner. Recipe from here: https://www.theguardian.com/food/2019/dec/21/meera-sodha-christmas-recipe-vegan-achari-brussels-sprout-curry
After some further contemplation about the possible broken ignition switch, I think it's more likely that I've burnt out the coils in the solenoid that stops the fuel supply to the engine. This would happen if the key was left in the fuel stop position for too long.
Started some engine notes here https://parkimminent.com/sailing/engine.html
Is there a boat talk hashtag? #TheDocks?
@kadaver not quite a key belt, but... https://www.techeblog.com/bizarre-wearable-ergonomic-keyboard-has-hooks-that-slide-into-your-pocket/
Had to pull out the fuel line and wait for the remainder to get used up... it ran fifteen minutes off a tiny sip of diesel!
In short, we went nowhere today and now I have to get a replacement ignition lock cylinder before we can go anywhere. Plus side is we needed new keys for the ignition anyway (can't find anybody who can cut a new one) and I learnt a bit about diesel engines. :)
Went to take our first trip on The Boat Currently Known as Free Spirit... engine wasn't going into gear! So embarrassed,, we tied back up and tried to figure out what was going wrong. A neighbour came to lend a hand. We figured out the issue (stupid - I'd pulled out a small button under the throttle instead of pushed it in).
But in the process of troubleshooting the engine we accidentally broke the ignition lock cylinder! There was no way to turn off the engine...
I also saw Rise of Skywalker. That was very disappointing. I liked the subversion of Last Jedi, it felt it was forcing the story into a place where it would have to find something new. But RoS just back-pedalled and chose a big dumb all powerful special effects ending over the smaller and more interesting relationship between Kylo and Rey. Bleah.
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