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Monday, October 19th, 2009
1:14 pm
Wednesday, July 1st, 2009
10:38 am
Pina Bausch is dead. That sucks rather.
Monday, June 8th, 2009
10:04 pm
<3
"Of the Seven Dwarfs, the only one who shaved was Dopey. That should tell us something about the wisdom of shaving." - Tom Robbins, Skinny Legs and All, p. 207
Sunday, June 7th, 2009
6:10 pm
Folk music gets Heart Foundation tick, cures baldness and makes you a better lover.

--Rosy Tin Teacaddy's current Facebook status
Tuesday, March 31st, 2009
11:06 am
Autumn cleaning
adornment, angus deayton, atypical bikers, balance, being happy, bellydancing, berlin, bernard, better vocabulary through advertising, black books, blokes in jumpers, caring too much, chins, clarkson lust brigade, commas, confusion for comic effect, crap car pride, cups of tea, dancing, did i mention misanthropy?, dreadlocks, ducklings, embroidery, ephemeral art, eternal studenthood, etymology, fish, folklore, french cars, friends dressed in leather, georg trakl, german expressionism, getting better, grammar girl, grand scale monism, greenery, hair, having too many interests, henna, hignfy, hopelessness, hugh laurie, hydration, ian hislop, in jokes, isihac, it's the chemicals talking, james may's hair, jewish literature, language evolution, languages, latin in everyday life, leonard cohen, london, long hair, lovely lady lumps, lyrics, maori, misanthropy, monkfish, multitasking, narcissism, normal dyslexia, not caring, pathological pedantry, paua shells, paul merton, personalisation, poems, protein, punctuation, resisting the ballet tyranny, scottish accents, sexy geezers, shisha, socks, specs appeal, spongecats, stephen fry, sunscreen, tangents, tea, tea as a lifestyle, the fast show, the goodies, the news quiz, the thick of it, things called eric, tofu, trees, tribal style, unfounded opinions
Thursday, February 5th, 2009
11:11 am
English isn't exactly *couth* sometimes, is it?
Words I like
churn
mediaeval
comma
resonant
tundra
soundly trounced
alveoli
sylph

Words I dislike
arrant
surely
struggling
you

Current Mood: in vacant or in pensive mood
Monday, November 24th, 2008
2:04 pm
It's not easy
Is it so unusual to speak up or make a stand for people you care about, not just for yourself, that no-one recognises that you're even trying to be altruistic?
Wednesday, November 19th, 2008
9:52 am
emptiness and harmony


Your result for What Spice Are You Test...

You are Sage!

0% Habanero, 20% Sage, 10% Thyme, 10% Ginger, 20% Garlic, 20% Curry, 20% Cinnamon and 0% Oregano!

Sage is a very classic herb. You tend to use intelligence in making decisions instead of brute force.


You are the type of person that people want to get to know and be friends with. You don't feel as if you have to impress people because you tend to be very self assured.


At a party you would be happy to just sit in the corner and watch people, or perhaps find someone to have an intelligent conversation with.


You prefer to think before you act, as you are rather analytical. You can be both dazzling and graceful. People tend to notice you without you trying to make it happen.


You may not be religious, but you are very spiritual. You desire relationships that last rather then passing ones.


Take What Spice Are You Test
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Current Mood: sage
Friday, October 17th, 2008
9:44 pm
Totally disrespecting your trousers
Advance course material for Linguistics 101:

Monday, August 18th, 2008
4:22 pm
'Nuff said
The Chills - Male Monster from the Id



Current Mood: sad
Friday, July 25th, 2008
8:26 pm
Music meme music meme music meme
1. Reply to this post and I'll assign you a letter.
2. List 5 songs you like that start with that letter.
3. Post them to your journal with these instructions, if you so wish.

amarynth gave me T.

1. Leonard Cohen's Take this Waltz. It's based on a poem by tragickal Spanish dramatist Federico Garcia Lorca, whom Cohen rated so much that he named his daughter Lorca.

2. Bike's Take in the Sun. The eponymous album was a prominent part of the soundtrack to my cleaning the first flat M and I had together alone, so's to make it habitable. Happy Summer times.

3. Bob Dylan's Tangled Up in Blue. Lyrics are here. Dylan is a kick-arse storyteller. 'Nuff said.

4. Bob Mould's Trade. This song lives in the same file in my mind as The Pet Shop Boys' Rent. It just does.

5. The Mint Chicks' This is your Last Chance to be Famous, my Love. How can you go past a title like that?</lj>
Friday, July 4th, 2008
4:31 pm
1:46 pm
The world does not contain a font size commensurate to my RAGE.
Tuesday, July 1st, 2008
3:01 pm
Two more things
1. I am drinking Lake Sylvan "Rhubarb Refresher", which purports to be made of mineral water and rhubarb, but which tastes remarkably reminiscent of bourbon.

2. Why won't our ancient-laptop-serving-as-stereo work, hmmn?
Thursday, June 26th, 2008
11:23 am
POWER!!!

Current Mood: triumphant
11:01 am
Wednesday, June 25th, 2008
7:34 pm
ALL APOSTROPHES BOW TO ME, DAMMIT!
Which Goddess lurks in your soul?

Hecate

You hold more power in your little finger than most do in their entire being! Hecate is perhaps the most selective of all deities who inhabit the souls of mortals. Being the goddess of the crossroads, Cosmic Knowledge, and of course witches and magic she can’t be bothered by residing in the souls of the mundane. She often chooses those who practice the craft of the old ways and those who harbor deep mystical secrets that must be kept close. Your soul is old, perhaps having been present at the birth of the cosmos in some form or another. Your ability to comprehend the necessity of death and it’s beauty have awakened a connection to the underworld, where Hecate has been known to reign and you relish this otherworldly bond. Darkness suits you well, as many of the best secrets of the cosmos can be found there.

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Current Mood: grrr.
11:57 am
Monday, June 16th, 2008
10:14 pm
More fun games for wastrels
Take the bus through your town's corporate office region around 5pm and rate the people who get on out of ten for probable job satisfaction based on their appearance.

Current Mood: blah
Thursday, May 29th, 2008
10:58 pm
One thing at a time and all that
I'm having dinner with the Race Relations Commissioner tomorrow, heh.

Stay tuned for when I have time to write about
*My brilliant new tool for Getting Stuff Done
*How non-standardised sizing is quite entertaining in women's clothing, but irritating in USB ports.

Current Mood: slightly unhinged
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