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Jul. 31st, 2010

Oh, not often we see surveys anymore and I think I might do this one this evening. I feel like it I guess.

1. If your doctor told you TODAY that you were pregnant, what would you say?

I would be happy and worried.

2. Do you trust all of your friends?

Only certain people, I find as time moves on I trust less and less people, but it's only natural to discover that, I don't think it's just me.

3. Would you move to another state or country to be with the one you love?

Yes. In fact I would rather move now.

4. Do you believe that everything happens for a reason?

Not really. Things just happen.

5. Can you make a dollar in change right now?

No.

6. Which one of your friends do you think would make the best doctor?

Sharon who I work with maybe.

7. Are you afraid of falling in love?

Nope. It makes me happy.

9. Is there someone who pops into your mind at random times?

That would be everyone I know, even people I don't know. Most commonly it would be Richi.

10. What's your most favorite scar?
None.

11. When was the last time you flew in a plane?
I've never been on a plane.

12. What did the last text message you sent say?

Hi babe I miss you, how was today?

13. What features do you find most attractive in your preferred sex?

Well, I have found those features in the person I love and with him come over features that make him a whole person. It's not about what I found most attractive, it's finding the right person and learning to love all they are.

14. Fill in the blank. I love.....

Richi, Stiltzkin, my family, all the good things.

15. What is a goal you would like to accomplish in the near future?

Continue the course of CBT which should achieve certain goals I would never have been able to do in the past.

16. If you were to wake up from being in a coma for an extended time who would you call?
Richi unless he was there!

17. How many kids do you want to have?

Two, one girl, one boy.

18. Would you make a good parent?

I think so.

19. Where was your profile picture usericon taken?

It's an image from We Love Katamari on the PS2. A bear with a bomber jacket on is always something to smile about.

20. What's your middle name?

oohhhhh.

21. Honestly, what's on your mind right now?

Weeeeeeell, let me just get some tea. That's on my mind. I will do just that.
I was thinking a lot about my dinner, which I only just finished cooking at 11pm. I make Thai curry a lot, it's generally a success because the ingredients are so good.
I make up the paste myself first, which is really good stuff. This one tonight however looked bad in the pan, weird colour and texture. Now I keep thinking I'm gonna get a stomach ache. I hope not because I used string beans and broad beans grown in my own garden, still, it tasted good anyway. I just don't know why it looked so bad.
THAT is what I was thinking about!

22. If you could go back in time and change something, what would it be?

I would if I knew it wouldn't alter future events, but I'm sure it would.

23. Who was or will be the maid of honor/ best man in your wedding?
Phyllis and Grimo...Grimo might need to be sedated.

24. What are you wearing right now?

Some shorts and a vest.

25. Righty or Lefty?

Right.


26. Best place to eat?

I could happily eat at the good Indian restaurants around here, Pinnochio's is very good. One of the best places I have been is Le Petit Prince in Paris.

27. Favorite jeans?

I need a new favourite pair.

28. Favorite animal?
Cats.

29. Favorite juice?
Anything really fresh.

30. Have you had chicken pox?

Yes.

31. Have you had a sore throat?
Huh? Oh no, I was hoping this wouldn't go down such a lazy route.

32. Ever had a bar fight?

I have elbowed pub golfers. If you don't know what they are, you should look them up.

33. Who knows you the best?
Richi and Phyllis.

34. Shoe size?

5.

35. Do you wear contact lenses or glasses?

No.

36. Ever been in a fight with your pet?

Haha, no.

37. Been to Mexico?

No.

38. Did you buy something today?

Yes, a lot of reduced stuff.

39. Did you get sick today?

I felt sick earlier.

40. Do you miss someone today?

I always miss Richi when he's not here.

41. Did you get in a fight with someone today?

No.

42. When is the last time you had a message?
Today.

43. Last person to lay in your bed?
Richi.


44. Last person to see you cry?
Richi.

45. Who made you cry?

I more just welled up talking about Jetson the cat.

46. What was the last TV show you watched?

It wasn't a show, I just saw some of Three Kings the war film. It actually made me kinda annoyed, for trying to be flashy and clever and failing miserably, it all seems really inappropriate.

47. What are your plans for the weekend?

Resting.

48. Who do you think will repost this?
Nobody.

49. Who was the last person you hung out with?

Richi and a girl called Emma briefly.

50. Is there anyone you'd say yes to if they asked you to marry them TODAY?

Only Richi and I'd be a little confused about that.

Apr. 26th, 2010

Stiltzies come home! Wandered in like nothing had happened! Very very hungry, though. Just glad he's back.
Sad. Stiltzkin our cat has gone missing since Tuesday night, was hoping he would appear before I mentioned it here but no luck yet. This is a problem because he's an indoor cat only and there's been no sign of him around our house as yet. Going to have another look around soon. Come home Stiltz!

How well you know your partner meme.

Subject: RICHI!

1. Sitting in front of the TV, what is on the screen?
Pro Evo, a football match of any kind, Master chef.

2. You're out to eat; what kind of dressing does s/he get on her/his salad?
If he could choose, a ceaser dressing or balsamic vinegar.

3. What's one food s/he doesn't like?
Sprouts. English food.

4. You go out to the bar. What does s/he order?
Guiness, Ales, Green Goblin.

5. Where did s/he go to high school?
Somewhere in San Ramon? Chatham House in the UK.

6. What size shoe does s/he wear?
11

7. If s/he was to collect anything, what would it be?
Cd's. Ale/pint glasses, ale lables.

8. What is her/his favourite type of sandwich?
Turkey, chicken, lots of mayo.

9. What would this person eat every day if s/he could?
Fish. Sushi. Rice.

10. What is her/his favourite cereal?
Most, something with fruit.

11. What would s/he never wear?
Chav's clothing

12. What is her/his favourite sports team?
Liverpool FC. LA Lakers, San Francisco Giants, Tokyo Giants.

13. Who will s/he vote for?
Conservatives

14. Who is her/his best friend?
Me, Grimo.

15. What is something you do that s/he wishes you wouldn't do?
Ask lots of questions.

16. How many states has s/he lived in?
3

17. What is her/his heritage?
Japanese, English.

18. You bake her/him a cake for her/his birthday; what kind of cake?
Um, he'd like anything I think. Chocolate maybe.

19. Did s/he play sports in high school?
Yeah, loads. He was a an awesome Basketball player, and Rugby player, football, a lot of sports. Hot.

20. What could s/he spend hours doing?
Playing video games. Pro Evo. Using his iphone.

Feb. 13th, 2010

Oooh, long time since I posted by the looks. I'm at home, feeling ill due to a cold, burning eyes, headache etc. So I'm missing a night out with everyone which I'm sure I would have enjoyed too, they are all there.
Sometimes it's oddly fun looking at old posts, here's one of those ipod shuffle things that I will do with spanking new library of 2010.
Whoa what a Saturday night!!

1. Open your library (iTunes, Winamp, Media Player, iPod, etc)
2. Put it on shuffle
3. Press play
4. For every question, type the song that's playing
5. When you go to a new question, press the next button
6. Don't lie and try to pretend you're cool...


Opening Credits: Uprising - MUSE. Now that's cool, makes me sound like a bit of a freakin' renegade. 'Bolb - Renegade'. Against...chavs.
Waking up: Sycamore Trees - Angelo Badalamenti. It's the guy singing in the Black Lodge in Twin Peaks. Doesn't bode well as a waking up song.
First day of High School: Changing of the Seasons - Ane Brun.
Falling in love: Cries and Whispers - Oldboy ost. Perfect! It's a classical piece and bit like a waltz I guess, and dramatic.
Fight Song: Love and Misery - Ane Brun. NOT appropriate.
Breaking Up: Retrovertigo - Mr Bungle. Good choice.
Prom: BUGABOO - DIR EN GREY. That's fucked up.
First day of college: Stanley/Frank/Linda's Breakdown - Magnolia ost. What a sad day..
Mental Breakdown: Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Pt. 1 - Flaming Lips. That would be really disturbed considering how upbeat that song is.
Road Trip Across America: Time is Running Out - MUSE.
Getting back together: From Out of Nowhere - Faith No More. Awesome.
College Graduation: Guiding Light - MUSE. Too much MUSE in my life.
Wedding: Bleeding All Over You - Martha Wainwright. Wrong. Considering one lyric is 'I know you're married but I've got feelings too'. !
Birth of a Child: She's Like the Wind - Patrick Swayze. lolzorz
Career: Gohatto - Ryuichi Sakamoto. This really is not working.
Final Battle: So Many Friends - Martha Wainwright. This song was in my dream last night.
Death Scene: Pussy - Rammstein. FUCKING HELL!!! Talk about inapropriate!! Funny though, listen to the song.
Funeral Scene: (Nice Dream) - Radiohead.
End Credits: Girl Talk/Birds In Hell/Laura Palmer's Theme/Falling - Angelo Badalamenti.

Stiltzkin

Here's my first homegrown pictures of Stiltzkin, or Stiltz..Suterutsukin, the nicknames have already started! That last one is his name in Romaji Japanese which sounds pretty cool.
Stiltz is a real sweetheart, a little timid but very affectionate when he wants. He's such a softie of a cat and never tries to use his claws or even bat at you. I took these pics in mid cleaning deliberately for added hilarity, I pissed myself looking at these.
Sorry I'm not using a cut cos I want these showing on my page.

Stiltzkin

stiltzkin

Sometimes he looks extremely like Des like here.

Stiltzkin

Stiltzkin
1. What time did you get up this morning? 9am

2. How do you like your steak? Still on the animal, not being eaten!

3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? Errrrrrrrrrrrrrrr..oh The Dark Knight.

4. What is your favorite TV show? Twin Peaks.

5. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be? Maybe rural Japan, America, or somewhere nice up north or Scotland.

6. What did you have for breakfast? Nothing.

7. What is your favorite cuisine? Indian and Japanese, Japanese food I have discovered in the last few years is absolutely gorgeous. Katsu curry is one of the nicest things ever. Morrocan and Spanish is also good.

8. What foods do you dislike? Kebabs, cheap pre-packaged food, things like that.

9. Favorite Place to Eat? Cafe Maresque, Pinnochio's, Jalsha, Cafe Belge etc..

10. Favorite dressing? Balsamic Vinegar, sweet chilli, mayo, olive oil.

11.What kind of vehicle do you drive? I don't drive.

12. What are your favorite clothes? Slim fitting, black and very feminine dresses.

13. Where would you visit if you had the chance? Japan.

14. Cup 1/2 empty or 1/2 full? whatever

15. Where would you want to retire? Same as that other question.

16. Favorite time of day? Evening.

17. Where were you born? Margate.

18. What is your favorite sport to watch? None.

19. Who do you think will not tag you back?

20. Person you expect to tag you back first? Eh?

21. Who are you most curious about their responses to this? BOOOOO!

22. Bird watcher? Yeah usually pigeons eating chips.

23. Are you a morning person or a night person? Night.

24. Pets? Stiltzkin!!

25. Any new and exciting news that you'd like to share? Our Indian food just arrived!

26. What did you want to be when you were little? An artist or singer.

27. What is your best childhood memory? Maybe at Christmas time, I loved Christmas as a kid.

28. Are you a cat or dog person? Cats. But I do love cat like dogs.

29. Are you married? No.
Worst end to Christmas ever.
There's something so nice about sitting at home knowing I have no work 'till Monday, drinking Champagne, smoking a cigarette and hearing The Pouges 'Fairy Tale of New York' on TV. Lovely!

I only have a diddy little bottle of bubbly which came in my gift from C&H, believe it or not we get a Christmas hamper every year from the company. I decided to crack it open tonight as the only thing in the fridge was a HIDEOUS bottle of Lambrini. It's a well known chav's drink which Richi brought not realizing what it was. Anyway the cork popped straight into the ceiling leaving a dent..awesome! No, really.

Oh great Grumpy Old Men/Women has started on BBC 2. I kinda like it really, since one episode featured some women talking about men and bloody hell I don't want to be a grumpy old woman, but one bit was fucking hilarious - you know when you ask a man if they can do a job, something simple, even, they say "I'll do it later/I'll do it tomorrow...Yep." And you know, it won't EVER happen. Later will not arrive. I'm not dissing men but it did make me smile how spot on this show was.
Today it's bitching about Christmas, but I love Christmas.

This is Stumpy as he's now known until we pick him up, I have not met him yet but this his picture on the website..

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I think he's absolutely gorgeous. Check out his leopard and Zebra print throws!
I'm in a good mood for two, now three good reasons. Unbelievable!

Firstly yesterday we had two callers to the flat, two ladies on behalf of the Cats Protection in Canterbury. Richi this year had been trying without me knowing to get me a cat which I'd always said I would like more than anything else. Last year it was too difficult for various reasons. He'd taken Christmas as the opportunity to to get one but obviously the shelter don't like this, but on meeting me I think they could see I'm cat mad and not a child wanting a kitten to play with.
So after lot of questions and filling out of a form, she was happy to let us adopt a cat. I am so happy, this is the longest I have gone without a cat in my life, and it's felt like something is missing. A cat besides my Richi, is my ultimate companion, they never cease to surprise me with their quirks and funny ways, the feeling of caring for them and what they can give you back, even though they only will do on their terms.
I had already heard of about three cats they have ready, and although I would love all of them in an ideal world, one cat stuck in my head and was the one they suggested. He is a black male cat, amber eyes, very timid and shy. He reminds me lots of Des, but will never replace Des. Des was the king of cats.
This little guy is called stumpy due to having no tail, and apparently has a round face. Awesome! I was considering renaming him Dante after Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy, just think that will suit him. Then I remembered an idea a while back of calling a cat Stiltzkin after this dude:

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Stiltzkin is a legendary moogle from Final Fantasy, who likes to travel a lot and sell you stuff. Stumpy seems to be a house cat who doesn't like going outside much but he can be a retired Stiltzkin.
With any luck our Stiltzkin will be coming to our flat just after Christmas. WooHoo!!!!

Also yesterday with much excitement we found out Rage Against the Machine made it to NO.1 which goes to show what we can do if we try, Richi and I bought it 6 times between us and it's always been an anthem to us. Knowing it's Christmas No.1 and beating that cynical idiot cowell at his own game is blissful..

Anyway today just before getting up for work, Maggie calls me to say the coffee shop is going to be closed! That's probably the first time that's happened since I been there, at least from that early a time. It was due to too many essential staff not being in so I get another day off, meaning I only work Tue and Wed. Could be possible tomorrow, who knows, just hoping my pay is not affected, I don't know yet.

Found out Brittney Murphy died yesterday, she was only 3 years older than me.