What a nice weekend. My mum and step-dad came to stay, plus I had Monday and Tuesday off, watched a grand prix, and got to play loads of Tomb Raider IV.

Lots of new words too:
stripling \STRIP-ling\: A youth in the state of adolescence, or just passing from boyhood to manhood.
inveterate \in-VEH-tuh-rut\: Firmly established by long persistence; habitual.
nudnik \NOOD-nik (“OO” as in “good”)\: A person who is a bore or nuisance.
abusage \uh-BYOO-sij\: Improper or incorrect use of language.
descry \dih-SKRYE\: To catch sight of; find out, discover.