We Aussies call them shallots, others call them green onions, or scallions, or spring onions, or onion shoots, or breath destroyers… a shallot by any other name would taste as sharp!

Yes, I've been too busy this week studying and dropping 40kg computer cases on my big toe to post here. Don't ever do the latter, it's not as fun as they advertise it to be. Considerably less fun. Actually it's really not fun at all.

So to break this break as it were without taking too much time, here are some pictures of Hatsune Miku from the Vocaloid series holding a shallot. Or a green onion. Or a scallion. Or a… damn it!

Come to think of it, they all look more like leeks than shallots. DAMN it!