quoted: "let's see how much of me you can fit in your mouth" -robin
this morning i had a nightmare about zombies trying to eat me and (simultaneously)
about being unable to find apple sauce in a supermarket. i wonder what my subconscious
is trying to tell me. at the time, i took it to mean "get up!" even though it was 6.20.
welcome to summer, says my body clock.
quoted: "i'm hungry for your sister" -boris
i think we can all agree i've been pretty bad about updating this month. i don't
have a particularly good excuse, other than my short attention span. i do
have good intentions, though, which hopefully i'll be better about executing in the
quoted: "keats, there are so many girls here" -mikes (at the box)
i really did write an update on monday (see below), but then i forgot to post
it. so it's not just a moveable type issue. the new bed got delivered yesterday.
it was pretty exciting, and not that difficult to build. the under-bed drawers
were another matter entirely, but even they were a challenge i was up for after
a pretty good trip to the gym.
quoted: "oh. you're THE anthony" -dolf
what a pleasant weekend. other than keats being shipped off to south africa looming over our
heads, i couldn't have had a better time. drinks with mikes and tom, keats, pete
and carl on friday night at various locales, ending with the ironically named box
bar and a house party hosted by a stranger but full of people i kinda knew already.
quoted: "if my job was to be naked all the time, i'd probably look better." -james r
i just bought an overpriced watch. don't ask me why. ok. i'll tell you anyway. it's because
google checkout compelled me to. i searched for said watch on google. i saw the checkout
badge next to the ad. i was happy (ish) with the price, and i pulled the trigger. now,
i've gotta say, it's often a big hassle to buy things from US companies with a
foreign credit card. with the dollar slowly drowning against the pound, though, i decided
this would be the best time to buy an overpriced watch. and google checkout made it
easy. sorry to sound excited, but i am!
quoted: "i'm not a bad driver. i just need to get my glasses." -girl on sidewalk in san francisco
right. i ate too much yesterday. but otherwise things are good. i need to get some
gym time tonight, but boss is about to give me some sort of time-sensitive project. sigh.
quoted: "he can wank all over my food" -robin
the ho off better start redeeming itself soon. that's alls i have to say about that.
quoted: "if my dad was a dentist, i wouldn't let him do me" -rhys
what a stunning weekend. james's party friday night was spectacular (keats, i think,
had an even better time than i), with much dance and drink to finish off a stressful
friday. tamson and tess stayed over that night, which forced me to leave the party
at the humane time of 00.45. i managed to chat with the deportee for a bit over an
hour before dozing off. in the morning, t&t took me out for breakfast at ballan's.
quoted: "I reckon it's all about finding the competitions no-one enters: stealth winning" -roisin
can you tell that lent is over? i have a new pet peeve: microblogging. not the activity--which
i still like (when engaged in by peoople i actually like)--but the word. on its front page
the other day (front being another despised word), the FT jumped the shark by proclaiming
microblogging to be the reality TV of the internet. now, i love the FT for many reasons.
none of those reasons has anything to do with the publication being in any way 'hip' or
quoted: "dolphins are gay sharks" -2nd easter dinner
a lot has happened since the last update. i'll probably forget a lot, so i'm going to
start with the most important thing: thank yous. thanks to brennan for a great time
in san francisco. thanks to wandon for a great pre boat race party friday night and to dottie
for sneaking me in to the oriel boat race party at the rutland arms. thanks to oubc and the
staff at the hurlingham for the ball on saturday night. thanks to dottie for easter lunch
number 1, all my friends for a cornucopia of inappropriate quotes (watch this space). thanks
to mikes and his friend for easter lunch number 2. thanks to the two jameses for easter lunch
number 3 and to keats and carl for rounding out my weekend with an amazing AYCE sushi run.
quoted: "mine is moderately soiled. use it." -anne
well, we missed anne last night--she got in to SFO at 11, and everyone involved
was totally exhausted. how sad is it that i'm REALLY looking forward to a solid
night's sleep tonight...on my flight back to london. sigh sigh sigh. but my
shelves are ready to be picked up tomorrow at habitat, and saturday i get the new
dressers. and then i can clean my flat and do my laundry and get underway
with a CRAZY week next week.
quoted: "it's good to be pimped out. it's fun" -james (of the S variety, methinks)
well, last night was a touristy dream. walked to union square, caught a cable car toward
fisherman's wharf. hopped off a bit early to head to telegraph hill and the coit tower
(mr crawford, i'm looking in your direction), and then found a charming little restaurant
called l'osteria del forno on columbus ave. per usual, our waitress expressed extreme skepticism
(bordering on contemptuous skepticism) about our ability to consume all the food we ordered.
also per usual, we succeeded. odd that they only accepted cash, but the pizza, the salmon
carpaccio and the focaccia were all amazing. on the downside, i burned the roof of my mouth
really badly on melted cheese. sigh.
quoted: "you love me with your eyes" -marcus. "unfortunately" -robin.
i take a travel dispensation for yesterday's lack of update. but then again, it was
also a sunday. i've got to say, this is one of the nicest hotels i've ever been to.
it doesn't hurt that they upgraded us to a deluxe king room on the corner of the 13th
story. i still don't understand why there's a wheel on the back of the chair, but
some questions are best left unanswered.
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