December 7th, 2008

sweater vest party!

Happy birthday, ellenlindner! Ellen asked everyone to wear a sweater vest on her birthday, or 'tank tops' as the Brits call them (not to be confused with 'string vests'). Not everyone wore one, but at one point I walked into the kitchen full of about ten people and they were all wearing vests, which was quite a sight. My vest was fairly ordinary, but Ellen and Stuart both looked spiffing:

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If you're doing some Christmas shopping, have a look at some of the items on sale to raise money for IBBY, the International Board on Books for Young People. They have some prints and signed books by people such as Neil Gaiman and Michael Foreman.