Monthly Archives: November 2005

Trying to do the things their mum does

“Oh just pop it in the microwave,” said D breezily as she left. And those were my instructions on how to melt chocolate to spread on a cake. I had a bad feeling about this, and I wasn’t disappointed. I … Continue reading

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Elizabethtown review and other news…

D took me out to see Elizabethtown last night. She really loved it, but even though I’m normally OK with girly films, there was something about this one that just kept me from loving it. It was interesting and fun, … Continue reading

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Mums should have more time off

Right! This Friday, D sets of on her annual girls’ weekend away. 3 nights of wine, chat and complaining about deadbeat husbands. I’m taking Friday and Monday as holiday so that I can get the children to school and do … Continue reading

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One to watch

If you’re in a quandry next time you visit the video shop, get “Garden State” starring Zach Braff and Natalie Portman. I liked it so much I got it on DVD last Friday too and very nearly watched it twice … Continue reading

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Meat and two fractals

It’s official…vegetables invented maths. Take a look at this wonderful thing that came in our organic veg box! It’s absolutely amazing, I think you’ll agree. Each of the larger nodules is comprised of smaller nodules and they in turn of … Continue reading

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Stuff and nonsense

Things at work are somewhat madder than usual! /-{ I hope you fellow bloggers are well and looking forward to a weekend of rest and relaxation, or for the younger ones, some frantic party-going. Me, I’m going to go with … Continue reading

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Identity cards

I’ve finally figured it out! Sorry to all those who already sussed this. The government aren’t introducing ID cards to combat terrorism as it almost certainly won’t help. No. The main reason they want us to carry ID cards is … Continue reading

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Life is amazing!

I finished ‘The Alchemist’ (Paulo Coehlo) last night. Harple lent it to me. Its narrative style grated with me, but the message was loud and clear. Be true to yourself, follow your dreams and find peace. Another book I finished … Continue reading

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Next night out

Well, I’ve got permission from D for my next night out as Penny. 3rd December. London restaurant, then nightclub. Now all I have to endure is the agonies of choosing an outfit! And to think that girls put up with … Continue reading

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