Taka enjoyed the German Chocolate Cake in a waffle cone. He said the regular cone required "technique" - which is especially true here, the propensity to melting often outdoes the speed of your surface-area coverage. So this is a good strategy for prolonging your pleasures.
Chrysanthemums courtesy of Ciku for the new year have been colonized by ambitious architecture-savvy aphids? They have somehow managed to construct this intricate web-like structure that covers and spans three chubby blooms. I had noticed what I thought to be some cellotape stuck to one flower and I was about to remove it, when I realized it was a thriving metropolis I was about to tear off.
Lunch: A subdued but sufficient affair