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(no subject) [Jul. 31st, 2008|07:00 pm]
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[Current Location |Balham, London]

Bra colour: hot pink

Underwear: also hot pink! win!

Clothes: cropped khaki combats, peachy graphic tee with (among other things) a gold rain cloud on it, gold and brown flip flops

Crown Jewels: silver necklace

Nails: fuschia pink, toes looking good, fingers about to be cleaned off as they're all chipped

Hair: up

Mood: organised

XF character: the genie

Why: i'm carrying around a rough approximation of a rolled up carpet (a memory foam mattress pad. win.)

Thoughts: i can't wait to be in my own room

Talking to: texting margi

Listening to: something i don't recognise on the radio in cafe nero

Eating: nothing for a bit

Drinking: iced coffee and water

Love: having a lovely house to move in to

Dislike: carrying heavy things long distances in this disgusting humidity

Waiting for: XF2 in less than 24 hours!

Book: The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama. So far, so good.

Dreams: This morning I totally remembered one but now it's gone. Lots and lots of daydreaming about lovely possiblities with a varying degree of suitability for public consumption :)

Weather: disgusting, hot, humid and rainy= ewwww

Local Time: 6.59pm
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Mellow Monday Bra [Jul. 28th, 2008|10:01 am]
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[Current Location |Ryde, Isle of Wight]

Bra colour: flesh colored

Underwear: cream with red and pink dots

Clothes: khaki combats, white tank, gold belt, bare feet so far

Crown Jewels: the necklace i've not taken off since shortly after my last entry - silver disk pendant with purple gem charms on a silver chain, my goodbye gift from my beautiful beloved roomie Alisha

Nails: fuschia pink, manicured in Tooting, my new 'hood in London

Hair: pony tail

Mood: chillaxed

XF character: seth green's character in the pilot

Why: i'm not actually stoned but i'm extremely mellow

Thoughts: i wonder whether we'll go back to the beach today, i do want to take lara to the cinema - angus, thongs and perfect snogging or the dark knight, what a choice!

Talking to: my little sister

Listening to: Rihanna

Eating: just had my family's standard breakfast - cereal, toast, OJ and coffee. all of my female relatives serve it to anyone in their home every morning without fail.

Drinking: need more water

Love: being here right now, having such a fantastic exciting plan that is actually coming true

Dislike: the large amount of money upon which much of this is contingent

Waiting for: wednesday for the XF premiere, thursday for moving in to my house, friday for finally seeing the movie and saturday for just being by myself in my house unpacking and processing for the first time in two weeks

Book: Water for Elephants. FTW.

Dreams: not remembering, sleep still a bit patchy.

Weather: hot but mercifully not humid

Local Time: 10.08am
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Frantic Friday Bra [Jul. 18th, 2008|12:44 pm]
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[Current Location |Harlem, New York]

Bra colour: fleshtone

Underwear: pink and blue stripes

Clothes: cropped khaki combats, red tank with an elephant on it, gold belt and gold flip flops

Crown Jewels: none and they are all packed

Nails: still purple, getting progressively more and more chipped

Hair: pony tail

Mood: so anxious i'm nauseous

XF character: the girl who gets abducted by the photographer in oubliette

Why: because i am stuck inside and i'm really, really worried


Talking to: no one

Listening to: Fatboy Slim

Eating: couldn't possibly

Drinking: diet coke

Love: that the madness is over soon, at least for now

Dislike: right now

Waiting for: my new bank card so i can resume something close to normal activities

Book: none, all shipped or packed

Dreams: that would require actual sleep

Weather: hot and gross

Local Time: 12.49pm
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Weird Wednesday Bra [Jul. 16th, 2008|02:43 pm]
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[Current Location |Harlem, New York]

Bra colour: turquoise

Underwear: pink and purple stripes

Clothes: pink and white striped rugby shirt, khaki combats, gold flip flops

Crown Jewels: none as usual

Nails: still purple, holding out quite nicely

Hair: up

Mood: massively weirded out but quite calm

XF character: The triangle version of Scully

Why: for some reason I was talking about punching people earlier (was ttlly kidding, not even feeling that violent atm - not that i ever do!)

Thoughts: What next? (with so many hugely complex variations on the meaning thereof that it's going to stand alone)

Talking to: myself and soon various call center operatives blech

Listening to: REM ftw

Eating: just finished a bagel

Drinking: iced coffee

Love: being here until Saturday and the resulting events I am able to attend

Dislike: packing

Waiting for: CC & FS tomorrow, Batman on Friday, Alisha's play on Saturday, being done with packing now plz, Margi on Sunday, and Mum, Lara and Cassie on Monday. WIN!

Book: my O mag arrived yesterday, I'm trying to save it for the flight

Dreams: a very weird one this morning which basically consisted of me checking the time and it being later than it actually was. also someone was talking about how nice it was to be able to swear, wth?????

Weather: tooooooooo hooooooooooot *whine*

Local Time: 2.50pm
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Exhausted Monday Bra [Jul. 14th, 2008|09:29 am]
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[Current Location |Harlem, New York]

Bra colour: teal

Underwear: cream with red and pink polka dots

Clothes: jeans, black scoop neck tee, black and white striped shrug (think rugby stripes not sailor stripes), sandals

Crown Jewels: none

Nails: super cute purple

Hair: up

Mood: so tired i'm dazed

XF character: failing to identify one

Why: see above. this whole not sleeping thing needs to stop.

Thoughts: yay for le pain (as in french for bread not english for acute discomfort), must stop shopping now, i hope the UPS guy actually makes it in to the building

Talking to: no one

Listening to: the AC and hoping to hear roommate-being-ready noises so i can go and have breakfast

Eating: gasping for soft boiled eggs and coffee now plz

Drinking: water

Love: texting, having potential places to live, my mama and my papa, getting presents from myself to myself in the post, making lists

Dislike: the enormous amount of stuff still on my to do list

Waiting for: FOOD. thx. also, lovely dinners out with lovely friends.

Book: none currently

Dreams: no recollection - no sleep

Weather: rain rain go away

Local Time: 9.36am
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Surprised Sunday Bra [Jul. 6th, 2008|04:40 pm]
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[Current Location |Harlem, New York]

Bra colour: lace-trimmed teal satin

Underwear: matching

Clothes: turned-up jeans, purple tank, gold belt, purple flip flops

Crown Jewels: none

Nails: hands natural, toes cherry red and a bit chipped

Hair: pony tail

Mood: bit dazed, quite happy

XF character: Scully in the all things teaser

Why: leaving that one up to your imagination

Thoughts: get up and go drop off your laundry, omfg less than two weeks, american girl is creepy, as it turned out it was more than OK for the concert to be cancelled last night

Talking to: no one

Listening to: the AC

Eating: nothing but i need to remedy that soon, hasn't happened yet today = bad

Drinking: diet coke

Love: being organised, my friends, cuddles, burgers from cassis (the restaurant not the town - although the town is amazing too)

Dislike: aches and pains, the gross and annoying weather, having to pack up my life

Waiting for: my large amount of insanely discounted gap clothes to arrive

Book: still haven't started the giver

Dreams: didn't sleep much

Weather: looks ok, haven't been out yet

Local Time: 4.45pm
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(no subject) [Jul. 4th, 2008|08:18 am]
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Bra colour: None, I swear I do wear one occasionally!

Underwear: Pink

Clothes: T-shirt and pants/PJ's

Crown Jewels: Same as usual

Nails: Nekkid and varying lenghts

Hair: Down and messy

Mood: Chipper, thanks to last night

XF character: Meh

Why: Can't think of one.

Thoughts: Must shower and finish cake by 10am for party. Mmmm. Cake.

Talking to: Violette

Listening to: Baby snores

Eating: Nothing atm.

Drinking: Water

Love: Baby naps

Dislike: My hair, I need a cut.

Waiting for: Butter and cream cheese to soften for aforementioned cake.

Book: None right now, need to find one.

Dreams: Brain purged itself at waking so I don't remember last night's. I do dream of a sewing afternoon, however.

Weather: Questionable

Local Time: 8:24amEST
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(no subject) [Jul. 3rd, 2008|05:29 pm]
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Bra colour: blue and yellow striped

Underwear: gray

Clothes: orangish-brownish-white marbled shirt, black slacks, black shoes

Crown Jewels: 2 rings, necklace, bracelet

Nails: need to be clipped

Hair: down and wild because it's windy and rainy outside

Mood: *meh*

XF character: The Lone Gunmen

Why: everything is a conspiracy

Thoughts: I love teaching, so why do I wish class was over for the night?

Talking to: no one - alone in my office

Listening to: students wandering the halls talking on cell phones

Eating: just finished a Turkey artichoke panini (1/2) and 1/2 a tomato and mozzarella salad from Panera

Drinking: Green Apple Soda

Love: that it's raining

Dislike: grading bluebooks (why oh why do I keep using them?!?!?)

Waiting for: Godot

Book: Wicked for my class, The Host for me

Dreams: really weird dreams last night - hiding in a basement with no lights - trying to block anything that will show light so we can have a candle.

Weather: rainy!

Local Time: 5:39pm EST
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(no subject) [Jul. 3rd, 2008|05:12 pm]
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[Current Location |Upper East Side, New York]

Bra colour: none

Underwear: black

Clothes: cream racerback button down cami, purple and blue flower print dress, jeans, snakeskin sandals

Crown Jewels: none

Nails: still cherry-ish red, somewhat chipped

Hair: up

Mood: surprisingly relaxed

XF character: scully in ftf

Why: feeling extremely conflicted about leaving my job.

Thoughts: must. do. laundry. i'm glad i'm not the only one in denial, i need to remember to email jenny, flickr is a good choice, babies smell so good

Talking to: my friends from work

Listening to: just listened to an incredibly moving ted talk my a photographer who brought an amerasian grl from korea to be adopted by an american family *sob*

Eating: had lovely mexican for lunch - i'm going to miss good mexican food

Drinking: coffee

Love: how sweet everyone is being about me leaving, long weekends, fireworks, outdoor concerts, sundresses

Dislike: leaving new york

Waiting for: late night drinks with a grad school friend tonight

Book: just finished the jefferson parker. was very good. about to start the lois lowry having discovered an indirect personal connection to her this morning.

Dreams: dunno, been sleeping really badly.

Weather: gorgeous

Local Time: 5.13pm (exactly the same time i last did this!)
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Tired Tuesday Bra [Jul. 1st, 2008|05:06 pm]
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[Current Location |Upper East Side, New York]

Bra colour: baby pink

Underwear: um i'm not sure and i'm on security camera so not checking!

Clothes: White ruffly shirt, jeans, gold belt and snakeskin sandals

Crown Jewels: none

Nails: newly done in this gorgeous matte cherry red, very pretty

Hair: up

Mood: sleepy, bit sad, but mostly relaxed

XF character: gibson

Why: had a psychic moment with one of my friends earlier

Thoughts: that email nearly made me cry (in a good way). some south african food really is nasty. i should listen to music more, it never fails to cheer me up.

Talking to: no one

Listening to: xfm - don't recognise the song

Eating: nothing

Drinking: nothing - I SHOULD DRINK MORE WATER *sticks post it to head*

Love: my lovely friends, the kids i teach, smugness at eating healthy(ish), XF x1013, getting pampered

Dislike: my awful skin, my favorite jeans having ripped, being tired

Waiting for: fireworks for july 4th

Book: the giver by lois lowry

Dreams: remember waking up from one but not what it was

Weather: hot

Local Time: 5.13pm
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