Sunday, 30 September 2007

I lol cats

Some of you may recognise these varmints... A.K.A. Gir, Jinjo (RIP) and Trout.

With this many cats - it was only a matter of time before I sought fame and fortune through their exploitation.

No good pesky little things. Serve no purpose what-so-ever.

Couldn't live without them.

Saturday, 29 September 2007


Stolen from Shula...

1. YOUR ROCK STAR NAME: (first pet & current car)
Suzannah Impreza

2.YOUR GANGSTA NAME: (fav ice cream flavor, favorite cookie)
Cookie yo-yo

3. YOUR "FLY Guy/Girl" NAME: (first initial of first name, first three letters of your last name)

4. YOUR DETECTIVE NAME: (favorite color, favorite animal)
Blue Cat

5. YOUR SOAP OPERA NAME: (middle name, city where you were born)
Elizabeth Geelong

6. YOUR STAR WARS NAME: (the first 3 letters of your last name, first 2 letters of your first)

7. SUPERHERO NAME: (2nd favorite color, favorite drink put "The")
The Black Botrytis

8. NASCAR NAME: (the first names of your grandfathers)
Joe Woijciech

9. STRIPPER NAME: (the name of your favorite perfume/cologne, favorite candy)
Babydoll Lindt

10.WITNESS PROTECTION NAME: (mother's & father's middle names )
Therese Peter

11. TV WEATHER ANCHOR NAME: (Your 5th grade teacher’s last name, a major city that starts with the same letter)
Boyle Berlin

12. SPY NAME: (your favorite season/holiday, flower)
Boxing Bird of Paradise

13. CARTOON NAME: (favorite fruit, article of clothing you’re wearing right now + “ie” or “y”)
Cherry Shirty

14. HIPPY NAME: (What you ate for breakfast, your favorite tree),
Toast Sequoia

15. YOUR ROCKSTAR TOUR NAME: (”The” + Your fave hobby/craft, fave weather element + “Tour")
The Sewing Heavy Rain Tour

Pass it on...

Sleepy kawaii

Every night, when the lights go out, Poika comes out, does a little flicker dance, and then pirouettes off to dreamland.

Jms got her for me for my birthday. I hope I never get too old for this sort of thing.

It was one of the many awesome gifts I received, not limited to, but including: the coolest torch (which I can't wait to take draining when the rain stops!), a super cute "Bear Paw" succulent, beautiful Dale jumper and beanie (obv cuter on me), kimono fabric, and this guy - who suspiciously looks like it might have been for the giver rather than the receiver (:P)

I am a very lucky girl. But enough of the gloating and stuff worship.

I do however wish I'd had a chance to blog about it all sooner. Lately quite a few things have been begging to be recorded - but alas, other things to do - and the moment passes. To me the joy of highlighting things is in their freshness and immediacy. Unfortunately, given that I am now a paid up and proud "wage slave" blogging is way down the list of priorities. Which is a shame because I really enjoy it and like the writing practice. In a previous life I was a professional writer (if you count legal documents and policy, nothing pretty). Words were very important to me and I really enjoyed flexing my intellectual muscle, grappling with the desire to create a precise turn of phrase.

Recently have been helping a friend get through a Graduate Diploma. An unbelievably talented person - but with no knowledge of academic writing. I've been pleasantly surprised how nice it was to put together something longer than a shopping list. Not to mention how easily I slipped into the rhythm - like a body memory. Years of essay writing built super-highway style neurotransmitters in my brain I guess. There has to be a plus side to having been at Uni for 6 1/2 years. And that was just the first time round!

God forbid I've been thinking about going back AGAIN. Only one subject though - I promise.

PS. Facebook is evil - spending 5 hours to become a Jedi Knight instead of posting. Aargh it robs me of my brain thinking!

Sunshine and Rain